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How to use shades in a sentence
Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And we do mean drunken—in the keep your kids at home, pull the shades kind of drunken.Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest | David Freedlander | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Click on it, gaze over it, and think about which of those states in the two shades of light blue might rush to buy into Obamacare.
This, alas, was the point when Fifty shades of Grey had somehow storyline-mashed with Gone Girl.
But Poitras and her colleagues have little interest in that sort of shades of gray complexity.‘Citizenfour’ Is Mesmerizing (If You Don’t Mind the Omissions) | Michael Cohen | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were yet two mortal hours to get through, and the men of the party sought the cool shades of the vicarage garden.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
It is necessary to have all the various shades of color in order to meet the demand for the various flavors desired.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Here was a light-blue pair; there were some lavender, some all black and various shades of tan and gray.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
No correspondence exhibits more careful attention, finer shades of meaning or more amiable pleasantries.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
They are in plain netting, and will require white, and five shades of scarlet wool.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley