- somewhat blue.
Origin of bluish
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Examples from the Web for bluish
Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.Are Water Births Toxic to Babies?
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The pose of the figure is absurd, and the bluish coloring atrocious.The Scandal of Madame X
May 22, 2011
The bluish pellets of diatomite soaked in hydrocyanic acid were poured through chutes.My Visit To Hell
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Hers is bluish, though they come in other flavors and styles.How Sasha Obama Triggered a Hot Washington Fad
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The eyes of the large kind are slightly inclined to gray; of the smaller, bluish.The Sportsman
Was this bluish light in the abyss the source of the light in the Cone?
Bluish light flooded the chamber, dazzling after the fungous dimness.
It was the bluish light that had given it the green of decay.
A bluish mist seemed to steal out of the forest and shroud the house.Love and Lucy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
- somewhat blue
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Word Origin and History for bluish
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