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The House of Mirth
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tinge
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The House of Mirth
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  • For a moment the irony of the coincidence tinged Lily’s disgust with a confused sense of triumph.
  • "Why?" she murmured, with an accent which took all tinge of coquetry from the question.
  • Her eyes sought his once more, and she smiled inwardly at the tinge of apprehension that she read in them.
  • She spoke very gently, but with just the least tinge of reproach.
  • Unfortunately, he found no way as agreeable as that practised at home; and his views of womankind in especial were tinged by the remembrance of the one woman who had given him his sense of "values."
  • It was the first time that she had faced her family since her return from Europe, two weeks earlier; but if she perceived any uncertainty in their welcome, it served only to add a tinge of irony to the usual composure of her bearing.
  • "Don’t let us speak of it: I was very sorry for you," she said, with a tinge of disdain which, as she instantly perceived, was not lost on him.
  • She received this with a look from which all tinge of resentment had faded.
  • "Yes—yes; I know," he assented, with a rising tinge of embarrassment.
  • The tinge of constraint was beginning to be more distinctly perceptible under the friendly ease of his manner.
  • Her enjoyment of her surroundings was, indeed, tinged by the unpleasant consideration that she was accepting the hospitality and courting the approval of people she had disdained under other conditions.
  • As she leaned back before him, her lids drooping in utter lassitude, though the first warm draught already tinged her face with returning life, Rosedale was seized afresh by the poignant surprise of her beauty.

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  • I could hear a tinge of regret in his voice.
  • The sky was a beautiful blue with just a tinge of pink where the sun was rising.

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