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tinged
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
with a slight amount

(If an amount of what is not clear from context, it is typically of color.)
  • His tangled beard, grizzled hair, and outstanding, drooping eyebrows combined to give an air of dignity and power to his appearance, but his face was of an ashen white, while his lips and the corners of his nostrils were tinged with a shade of blue.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (84% in)
  • For a moment he had staggered and nearly fallen, but the brandy brought a tinge of colour into his cheeks, and he sat staring with frightened eyes at his accuser.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (81% in)

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