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 for grey
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate
             between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey
             cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair"
             [syn: grey, gray, greyish, grayish]
      2: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or
         white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded
         his hoary head" [syn: grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-
         haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar,
         hoary, white-haired]
      3: used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil
         War (who wore grey uniforms); "a stalwart grey figure" [syn:
         grey, gray]
      4: intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between
         clearly legal and strictly illegal" [syn: grey, gray]
      n 1: United States writer of western adventure novels
           (1875-1939) [syn: Grey, Zane Grey]
      2: Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly
         replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
         [syn: Grey, Lady Jane Grey]
      3: Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms
         including the abolition of slavery throughout the British
         Empire (1764-1845) [syn: Grey, Charles Grey, Second Earl
      4: any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey;
         "the Confederate army was a vast grey" [syn: grey, gray]
      5: a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
         [syn: gray, grayness, grey, greyness]
      6: clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey" [syn:
         grey, gray]
      7: horse of a light gray or whitish color [syn: grey, gray]
      v 1: make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky" [syn:
           grey, gray]
      2: turn grey; "Her hair began to grey" [syn: grey, gray]

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