Black and Sooty


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Black adjective – Not clean.
Usage example: don't you dare touch my curtains with those black hands!

Sooty is a synonym for black in dirty topic. In some cases you can use "Sooty" instead an adjective "Black", when it comes to topics like property, dark, dingy, black as soot.
Nearby Words: blacken, blackout, blackness, blacking, blackening
Synonyms for Black


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Sooty adjective – Covered with or as if with soot.
Black is a synonym for sooty in property topic. You can use "Black" instead an adjective "Sooty", if it concerns topics such as dirty, dingy, black as soot, colors.
Nearby Words: soot, sooted, sooting
Synonyms for Sooty

Both words in one sentence

  • Steam Punk The skies are perpetually gray and sooty, and black lung disease is implied to be fairly common.
    Source: Steam Punk
  • It's animated as thick, sooty, jet-black smoke and causes bystanders to notice by making their eyes water.
  • Touch of Death When it is active, her hands turn a sooty black color, and anyone she touches dies.
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Sooty or Black. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2022.

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