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I thought I wanted a dark green but then saw a slab of streakily wavering, striated peach and grey and umber that resembled ancient dry riverbeds seen from the air. ❋ Annie Proulx (2011)

The smell of grease and the raucous sounds of the television followed him up three more flights, where the stairs ended in a dim hallway with streakily distempered walls. ❋ Deborah Darden Crombie (1994)

'You beast,' said the girl, her eyes flashing, her mascara running past her streakily powdered nose. ❋ Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940 (1968)

The fog grew still denser, lifted for a moment while he wrote his name many times on slips of blue paper; closed down once more, and again lifted -- out-of-doors this time -- to show him a lunatic ballet of moons dancing streakily upon the horizon. ❋ Booth Tarkington (1907)

Before his eyes field and coppice, hedge and homestead, stream and flowing highway, all blurred and ran streakily into one another, like a highly impressionistic water-color. ❋ Louis Joseph Vance (1906)

It augmented darkly and streakily -- like a tub of water into which bluing is added drop by drop .... ❋ Will Levington Comfort (1905)

The eggs are not at all like those of the other _Pericrocoti_ with which we are best acquainted; though less densely, and even more streakily marked, they most remind me of the egg of _Volvocivora_, and in a lesser degree of that of _Hemipus picatus_. ❋ Allan Octavian Hume (1870)

Some have the markings small, sharply defined, and thinly sprinkled: others are extensively blotched and streakily clouded; others are freckled or smeared over the entire surface, so as to leave but little, if any, of the ground-colour visible. ❋ Allan Octavian Hume (1870)

Perspiration was trickling down his face, and painting him, streakily, with iron rust and mud. ❋ Unknown (1859)

When Aizaz Cheema was granted a second spell, in place of Gul, Trott found the boundary twice more in succession - albeit off the edge, controlled between the slips and gully, and then streakily down to fine-leg. ❋ Unknown (2012)

Smith's not messing about here - smashing slashing cut past point for four, a fuller one driven with muscular power through cover for two to Cook on the sweep and then - wooh - four more, this time streakily off the outside edge past a despairing Bell at backward point. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Coming in after Sarwan, Lara (who continues to look uncomfortable at the crease) and Chanderpaul had all departed, Hinds started streakily, but soon gained in confidence and played some magnificent drives on the way to 84. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Likewise there was this time I saw the batsman trying to clear the leg-side field, the ball took the edge and flew to the off streakily in the process barely eluding the hand of the fielder. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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