Today’s word of the day is ‘Ashen.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Ashen [ ash–uhn ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
2. Extremely pale
3. Drained of colour
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Bhasmavarn
2. Spanish – Pálido
3. French – Cendré
4. Mandarin – Tiěqīng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Lightbody sprang up, as out of the ashen cloak of age the young Faust springs forth.
2. Ruth lifted an ashen face and saw Lady Margot looking down upon her with tender, liquid eyes.
3. Her eyes had dropped, so she did not see the ashen pallor that suddenly overspread Chester Franklyn’s face.
4. There was a healthful suffusion on their cheeks instead of the ashen hue that had made them look so corpse-like.
5. Here and there a sodden log smouldered in the ashen distance and supported a tower of smoke in the still air.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
anemic, blanched, cadaverous, colorless, ghastly, gray, leaden, pale, pallid, pasty, sallow, wan, white etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
blooming, florid, flush, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine etc.
I remember the bad times as a succession of painful emotional snapshots: Me walking into the library at 24 Sussex, seeing my mother in tears, and hearing her talk about leaving while my father stood facing her, stern and ashen.
Some days in my most ashen moods, I think about how I am living the wrong life, that I should spend my days with leaves and light and field and fowl and fur and fen, mercury-bright and steel-strong and silk-soft, before that world lessens & stills. pic.twitter.com/fta2mQliHl
— Meher Mirza (@MeherM) January 8, 2021
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