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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours
leadenlead‧en /ˈledn/ adjective  1 literaryCC a leaden sky or sea is dark grey2 literary if your body feels leaden, you move slowly, because you are tired, unhappy etc syn heavy She stumbled forward, her legs leaden.3 SAD/UNHAPPYdull a leaden joke4 a leaden feeling is a feeling of great unhappiness or anxiety5 made of lead
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leadenleaden skiesa leaden speaking style
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