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The infant will likely benefit from a liter of blow-by oxygen administration until full recovery is observed (active infant without duskiness or circumoral cyanosis).
An almost metallic duskiness settles on the not quite ripe fruit on the apple-trees and plum-bushes.
They depicted Columbus, Captain Cook, and the Pilgrims stepping across the threshold of a supposedly "new" world, with Indigenous peoples peering from the yet-to-be "discovered" interior, fused in their duskiness and in the repetition of their forms with the shadowy and repeating surfaces of strange foliages.
The reference to dusk most obviously describes the color of her skin, but the duskiness also relates to the entire dark beauty that stills the experience of the "dusky cane-lipped throng" (Toomer 15).
Three years later, in 'Summer in France', reflecting on the 'considerable stretch of duskiness and crookedness', James identifies himself as a 'sentimental tourist' who 'does not care if his favourite adjective happens to imply another element which also is spelled with a p.
The pale yellowish white parietal ring comprises the test of the head and lower jaw and is immaculate save for slight duskiness along the frontal and interparietal sutures.
BILLIKENS : BULKINESS CARMANIAN : CERTATION DUSKINESS : DISLIKENS TESTATION : TASMANIAN GUNRUNNER : GUNBURNER HEMATOSIS : HAMITESES OUTBARKED : OUTRANKED MALINESES : MELANOSIS MOSTLINGS : MISPLANTS PIEPLANTS : POETLINGS
Bessy's blond fairness is in sharp contrast to Justine's duskiness, as is her essential childlileness.