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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of the black color of soot.

Usage examples (31)
  • Yarmohammad delivered us to the soot-black yawn of the Salang Tunnel, and drove back to Kabul.
  • He did not know that within the fortress, from the highest tower, soot-black eyes were coldly watching him.
  • Suddenly from beside the little kirkyard gate a monstrous form rose up -- soot-black, horned, and threatening.
  • Charred timbers lay crazily atop stone foundations, and here and there a soot-black chimney yet stood, sometimes tilting precariously. for more
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