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Changed in colour in a way that is less attractive:‘her beauty was marred by discoloured teeth’
- ‘He is now taking away discolored layers of varnish that have coated the painting for well over a century.’
- ‘Professional jewelry cleaners are a good option for seriously discolored or damaged jewelry.’
- ‘Abu-Jamal is suffering from a swollen, discolored ankle.’
- ‘Their gushing tears felt like excruciating acid rolling down their dry, discolored, paper cheeks.’
- ‘You'll notice several large branches or the top half of the tree with discolored needles.’
- ‘In the middle of the room was a small fire with several discolored flasks gingerly stuffed in the coals.’
- ‘At that time, the water was also discolored.’
- ‘Affected stalks often have pink to reddish discolored internal tissues.’
- ‘Keep in mind that the objects are not rotten or smelly or discolored.’
- ‘Customers are kindly asked not to bring up the horrific accident which left Mike with discolored white scar tissue around his eyes.’
- ‘The characteristic symptom of Sudden Oak Death is sap bleeding from discolored bark.’
- ‘Leaves appear immediately discolored, turning a dull green.’
- ‘Both of us have had to figure out what to do with discolored redwood in fences or decks.’
- ‘In some cases the entire seed may be discolored.’
- ‘Some crystals are discolored yellow or red by iron oxide inclusions.’
- ‘Watch out for discolored card readers next to the machine.’
- ‘The discolored fluid prevents a clear view of the inside of the amniotic cavity.’
- ‘The amniotic fluid may be discolored by blood from a previous amniocentesis, excess vernix, or meconium.’
- ‘In addition, take note of any switchplates that are discolored.’
- ‘The treatment might need to be refreshed each year, or more often for severely discolored teeth.’
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