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With her celebrity patina and designer fashion tastes, she resembled Jacqueline Kennedy more than feminists Betty Ford or Rosalynn Carter.On the world stage, Nancy Reagan found the role of a lifetime|Barbara Perry|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
She plays Cassie as a woman who’s been robbed of joy, leaving a smudged patina of exhaustion and distrust behind.Promising Young Woman Starts with a Cathartic Blast. Then It Gets Bogged Down With Cynicism|Stephanie Zacharek|January 15, 2021|Time
A cast iron skillet will develop a deep, dark patina over time.Hints From Heloise: Sanitizing and disinfecting aren’t the same thing|Heloise Heloise|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
In this case, Twitter’s moderation response was more aggressive than its published policies, which made it harder to generate a patina of legitimacy in this particular instance.The perils of letting social media titans correct misinformation|jakemeth|October 22, 2020|Fortune
For the past 15 years I’ve been working in the Halloween mask industry and bronze foundry business as a mask maker, photographer, painter and patina artist.
They were done to give a thin patina of ersatz legitimacy to what is otherwise flagrant sexual assault.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Phones on desks, linens on beds, catalog cards spilling out of the filing cabinets—all covered with a fine patina of dust.
Organicness, too, can offer a patina of healthfulness to unsavory substances.
Sandoval has also managed to burnish his image with a patina of integrity in the scandal-scarred Silver State.
And sometimes the Court takes a political issue and envelopes it with a constitutional patina.Obama Will Lose Recess Appointment Case, but Will Other Presidents Lose Their Power?|Andrew Cohen|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The girls at the windows had nothing for it but to come downstairs, and Patina came with them, for Don Roque brooked no delay.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds
There was a faint patina of dust covering the glossy surface, but it was very faint, indeed.Dead Giveaway|Gordon Randall Garrett
The green patina that covered the bronze was uncannily beautiful in the moonlight, and the water was molten silver.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
Not necessarily chocolate-roofed, however: the eaves may be tinged instead with a soft patina of caf au lait.Bizarre|Lawton Mackall
The arrowheads are made of flint, rather more opaque and with a duller patina than English flint.A Journal from Japan|Marie Carmichael Stopes