One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘After the excellence of the first half, it sounded grayly uninspired.’
- ‘Sin and evil weren't black - he'd argued the point with a priest - but were greyly anonymous.’
- ‘Morning light filtered grayly through the curtains and I dressed quietly not wishing to disturb the elderly person who had granted me such a night of quiet rest.’
- ‘We climbed a narrow staircase that led to a dusty office lit grayly by one narrow window.’
- ‘There was something greyly uniform, even vaguely Soviet, about the British high street - a drab shabbiness that infected not just public buildings, but even shop fronts and street signs.’
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