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gray (GRAY) (adjective)
An American spelling that refers to a color between black and white or is often like the color of smoke: Shelby was wearing a gray sweater which closely matched her gray eyes.
grey (GRAY) (adjective)
A reference to the British-English spelling of gray which is a color between black and white: Adele woke up to a grey morning before the sun finally appeared.
When Trisha was writing her essay on weather, she remembered that her professor was English and would want her to spell grey the British way; as in, "today was a grey day".
Normally, she spelled it the U.S. way; such as, "it has been gray all day".
This entry is located in the following unit: Confusing Words Clarified: Group G; Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms, Polysemes, etc. + (page 4)