inkiness


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ink·y

 (ĭng′kē)
adj. ink·i·er, ink·i·est
1. Having the color of India ink; black or very dark: the inky night sky.
2. Colored or stained with ink: inky fingertips.

ink′i·ness n.
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Noun1.inkiness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)inkiness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
achromatic color, achromatic colour - a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
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Life is glacial in the frigid inkiness of the deep, so these habitats have developed over thousands of years, sustained by table scraps sinking from a narrow surface layer where sunlight fuels plant growth.
It is true that the reader may take the old lady's appearance as a specter or ghostly presence, but such a supposition is blurred since the presentation of the old lady's emergence apparently contradicts the prototype of a ghost rooted in the reader's mind, something like a slim shadow with a fuzzy face and a hollow voice, wandering around in the inkiness of night.