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Intensely black:‘the clouds as black as soot’
- ‘The next day dawned overcast and louring, the clouds as black as soot.’
- ‘The skin was black as soot, and smooth as if not really skin at all.’
- ‘He pulled back his hood with a hand as black as soot.’
- ‘Sato entered the now dark lab in search of Cornelius who was as black as soot.’
- ‘And I never would have believed it a military unit, even one from the North, cause every face I saw was as black as soot.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.