grayly
adverb see gray I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grayly — See gray1. * * * …   Universalium

  • grayly — adverb In a gray way …   Wiktionary

  • grayly — adv. drably, dingily, dully, with a grayish hue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grayly — gray·ly …   English syllables

  • grayly — adverb having a grey appearance lonely creeks are opal in the dawn, sword blue in the sun, greyly silver under misty moons • Syn: ↑greyly • Derived from adjective: ↑grey (for: ↑greyly), ↑gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • greyly — adverb having a grey appearance lonely creeks are opal in the dawn, sword blue in the sun, greyly silver under misty moons • Syn: ↑grayly • Derived from adjective: ↑grey, ↑gray (for: ↑grayly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gray — I. adjective also grey Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grǣg; akin to Old High German grīs, grāo gray Date: before 12th century 1. a. of the color gray b. tending toward gray < blue gray eyes > c. dull in color 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grayness — See grayly. * * * …   Universalium

  • gray — gray1 grayly, adv. grayness, n. /gray/, adj., grayer, grayest, n., v. adj. 1. of a color between white and black; having a neutral hue. 2. dark, dismal, or gloomy: gray skies. 3. dull, dreary, or monotonous …   Universalium

  • gray — gray1 [grā] adj. [ME grai < OE græg, akin to Ger grau < IE base * ĝher , to shine, gleam > Czech zříti, to see] 1. of a color that is a mixture or blend of black and white 2. a) darkish; dull b) dreary; dismal 3 …   English World dictionary

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