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Discussion » Questions » Language » Examples: Blueing. Greying. Yellowing. Color-based words that also have the -ing suffix.

Examples: Blueing. Greying. Yellowing. Color-based words that also have the -ing suffix.

What are some expressions, phrases, adages, or sayings that use such words, or perhaps just definitions of such words you know in that category which might surprise other people here?
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Posted - February 23

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  • 35161
    Greening. An apple.
    Pinking. A type of scissors used to cut a zig-zag.
    Whiting. A species of fish.
    Blackening. To make something dark.
      February 23, 2021 12:41 PM MST
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  • 16188
    Tanning
    Reddening
    Browning
    Silvering
    Gilding
    Ironing

      February 23, 2021 3:36 PM MST
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