Color synonyms

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The aspect of color that includes consideration of its dominant wavelength and purity.
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(Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
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The characteristic related to the light frequency that appears in the color, for instance red, yellow, green, cyan, blue or magenta.
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A color applied under or seen through another color.
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Describing something that changes color.
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A color or tint.
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The quality or condition of being luminous
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Coloration in plants or animals due to the presence of pigment in the tissue
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Vitality is having the capacity to live and grow, or physical or mental energy or strength.
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The quality or condition of being bright
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The condition or state of being iridescent; exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; a prismatic play of color.
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The state of being colorful
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A warm feeling, as of pleasure or well-being.
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To paint, draw, engrave, or apply in small points or dots rather than in lines or solid areas
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(Countable) The result or product of being black.
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The characteristic of being blank.
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Soft and pale
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Palette is defined as a thin wooden or plastic board where artists hold small amounts of each color of paint they're using.
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To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt.
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Represent is defined as to express in words, symbolize or stand for.
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A deceptive outward appearance
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A disorder in which there is an abnormally high number of red blood cells in the bloodstream as a result of their having been prematurely released from the bone marrow during blood formation.
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The quality of reflected light
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Anything applied to impart color; pigment, dye, stain, etc.
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The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
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Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
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A color between pink and cream.
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Wear or erosion caused by a flow or falling of water, or by the action of waves
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A light color; tint; tinge
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The state or quality of being brilliant, as:
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(Physics) The amount of force or energy of heat, light, sound, electric current, etc. per unit area, volume, charge, etc.
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Stimulating or exciting quality
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The state or quality of being fresh.
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An interest group.
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Local color is defined as the characteristics and traits that make a location unique.
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(Countable) The result or product of being rich.
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The way things seem to be
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A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
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To give a tint to or take on a tint.
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To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
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To apply medicine to; swab:
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To discolour something
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To steep in a liquid, so as to extract the soluble constituents (usually medicinal or herbal).
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To treat (soil, for example) with chalk.
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To overlay with a thin layer of gold
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To paint in fresco
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To decorate with a black enamel or lacquer.
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To adorn with a brightly colored surface.
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To suffuse is to fill or spread over with a glow or color.
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To impart color to
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To take on color
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The definition of a tan is a yellowish-brownish color, or a darker shade of skin because of sun exposure or a solution used to turn hide into leather.
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(Biology) Any color in plant or animal cells
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The quality of being colored.
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A discolored spot or mark
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The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting.
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(Countable) A group that aims to attack, control, or constrain.
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External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
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To add a gloss to (a text).
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To apply a lacquer to something or to give something a smooth, glossy finish.
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The quality of being lively; animation; energy.
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To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
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Unnatural paleness, as of the face, associated with poor health, fear, etc.
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The characteristic of being drab.
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark.
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To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
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(Intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
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To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
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To cause to turn pale.
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To make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch.
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To take on color
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(Chemistry, physics, by extension) Having properties that are due to the presence of impurities, or to radiation damage
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Relating to or characterized by coloration serving as natural camouflage.
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(Zoology, of a coloration or marking) That serves as a warning to predators, as of toxicity, especially falsely.
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Having a changeable luster.
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The definition of chromatic is having colors, or a musical scale that includes half tones and full tones.
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The definition of complementary is someone or something that completes or makes someone or something better.
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Overly ostentatious; so colourful as to be in bad taste.
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The definition of gaudy is something that is bright and ornate, but overdone to the point of being tacky.
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Of, having, or consisting of different or contrasting colors; many-colored
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(Botany) Having the central florets of a flower head of a different colour from those of the circumference.
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Flesh-colored; pink
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Producing a display of lustrous, rainbowlike colors:
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(Figuratively) Brightly coloured and continuously changing in pattern, as if in a kaleidoscope.
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Having elements of great variety or incongruity; heterogeneous:
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Spotted or blotched with different shades or colors.
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Showing a play of colors like that of the opal; iridescent
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Covered with patches or spots of two colors, esp. with white and black
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Patchy in color; splotched or piebald.
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Marked with patches of white and another, usually dark, color; piebald or skewbald
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Having or exhibiting many colors.
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Done or decorated in several colors
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The first in a group or series.
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Formed by refraction of light through a prism, used especially of a spectrum of light.
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Tired, weary
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Like or made of taffeta
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Using the Technicolor process.
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Of several or many colors
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Streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked with a variety of color; very colorful.
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The science of colours; the branch of optics that deals with the properties of colours.
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A broad well-defined band of color.
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A tube of mirrors containing loose coloured beads etc. that is rotated to produce a succession of symmetrical designs.
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Any of various pigments that are responsible for the dark color of the skin, hair, scales, feathers, and eyes of animals and are also found in plants, fungi, and bacteria. Melanins are polymers, often bound to proteins, and in the animal kingdom are built from compounds produced by the oxidation of the amino acid tyrosine.
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The definition of a rainbow is an arch in the sky made up of different colors that forms when the sun's rays are refracted by rain drops, or any display of different colors formed by the spectrum of light, or any display of vibrant or colorful things.
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Spectrum is the range of colors of wavelength energy sent out from a light source when viewed through a prism.
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To rid of color; render achromatic.
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(US, photography, cinematography) To convert black and white media to color by digital post production (as is often done in digital photography and in video special effects).
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To take the color out of, as by bleaching
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To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
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To cause to appear pale and sickly:
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To declare or prove to be false.
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To signal with or as with a flag; esp., to signal (the driver of a vehicle) to stop
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To glow
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To confuse or mix up (a quotation, story, message, etc.) unintentionally, as through inaccurate copying or poor radio transmission
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To fill with color; dye; tinge
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To cover or disguise the seriousness of (a mistake, offence etc.) by excuses and apologies. [from 17th c.]
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US spelling of decolour.
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distort, exaggerate
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To change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining
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A pigment, dye, etc. used to give color to something
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Any substance constituting or yielding a dye
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Something resembling the flower of a plant:
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Fabric used especially as a symbol.
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A flag
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(Military, historical) A proposed but unadopted senior commissioned rank of the Royal Air Force equivalent to group captain.
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A national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with the special insignia of a branch or unit of the armed forces.
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(Informal, archaic) a Jack Tar, a sailor
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The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.
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(Sports) A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league.
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A long, narrow, triangular or swallow-tailed flag borne on a lance as an ensign, as formerly by knights and lancers
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The definition of a standard is something established as a rule, example or basis of comparison.
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Strips of paper or other material used as confetti.
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(Internet) A text replacement for an IRC user's hostname or IP address, making the user less identifiable.
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(Music) A cover version.
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The definition of disguise is something that hides the truth.
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Disguise (deceptive appearance)
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A deceptive outward appearance
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(Anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
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A sculptured or molded likeness of the face
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The definition of a masquerade is a fancy costume party where the guests wear masks, or to live or act in a false way.
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A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
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Semblance is having an outward appearance that resembles something desired, even if the reality doesn't match the appearance.
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A display; a manifestation:
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A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
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Any attractive but superficial appearance or display
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(Idiomatic, uncountable) A means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.
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Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience
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The state or quality of being believable.
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The definition of credibility is the quality of being trustworthy or believable.
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The state or quality of being credible.
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The quality of being creditable.
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The state or quality of being creditable.
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The quality of being plausible; speciousness.
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The state or quality of being plausible.
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The appearance of being true or real
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To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
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To make or become deeply or vividly red.
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To cover with something that acts like a mantle; cover, envelop, or conceal:
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To make red.
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To show to be false; contradict:
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To be an improper or bad representative of
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To state wrongly or falsely.
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To turn from the true, natural, or right course
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To distort, strain, or give a false interpretation of (a meaning, statement, etc.)
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Wrest is to take something by force or with considerable difficulty.
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To extenuate, explain away, gloss over.
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To cover or coat with sugar
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To varnish is to brush on a clear protective coating.
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(Pejorative) To make over (an Asian, African, or person of another race, especially a woman) to look Caucasian.
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(Plural only) Gang insignia.
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Advantage
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(Sports) A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so.
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Something or somebody considered likely.
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Enter is defined as to come in, put in or get in.
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To set forth in words; state:
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In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
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(US, politically correct) A non-white person.
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(Physics) In the Standard Model of particle physics, a property possessed by quarks, anti-quarks, and gluons that determine rules for how these particles may interact. There are three pairs of colors and anti-colors -- named red, green, and blue, and their corresponding anti-colors (e.g., anti-red). The terminology has nothing to do with visible color.
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The difference in brightness, expressed in magnitudes, between views of a celestial object through two different colored filters. Colors defined this way are often used to indicate surface temperatures of stars, red being cooler than blue.
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Any of a class of subatomic particles composed of a combination of two or more quarks or antiquarks. Quarks (and antiquarks) of different colors are held together in hadrons by the strong nuclear force. Hadrons include both baryons (composed of three quarks or three antiquarks) and mesons (composed of a quark and an antiquark). The combination of quark colors in a hadron must be neutral, for example, red and antired (as in a pion) or red, blue, and green (as in a proton).
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Conveying colour, as opposed to shades of grey.
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(UK, Canada) Alternative spelling of coloring.
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(British) Alternative spelling of coloration.
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The quality or state of being vivid.
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Plural form of person of color
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a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
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any material used for its color
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any material used for its color
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UK and Canada spelling of discolor.
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add color to
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(UK, photography, cinematography) Alternative form of colorize (to convert black and white media to color by digital post production).
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(UK) Alternative spelling of colorize and colourise, now rarely used.
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To add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment.
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To colourise; to add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment.
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To inscribe upon.
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Being in writing or print:
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The state of being colorless
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Of this color
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Having a pale greyish-green colour. [from 19th c.]
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An ancient city of east-central Greece in eastern Boeotia. The Spartans defeated Athenian forces here (457 bc ).
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A moderate yellow green; absinthe green. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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(Uncountable) An orange-red dye obtained from this seed.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Ranunculaceaevigorous climbing lianas, found throughout the temperate zones.
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The Afroasiatic language of the Copts, derived from ancient Egyptian and attested from the 3d cent. a.d.: now used only in the ritual of the Coptic Church
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A dye (rosaniline hydrochloride or similar) usually a deep red or magenta colour.
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A deep yellow colour.
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A dye made from the plant.
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Any of a group of flowering plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae, especially of the genus Malva. Several species are edible by humans.
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A soft, powdery mineral, PbO, used in making rubber, glass, etc.; lead oxide
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A pale, yellowish green
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Any of a genus (Myrtus) of plants of the myrtle family, with evergreen leaves, white or pinkish flowers, and dark, fragrant berries
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(Chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H)
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(Chemistry) Any of a number of red pigments, some of which are used as indicators
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Indian yellow; euxanthin
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Any of several plants of the genus Antirrhinum of the figwort family, especially A. majus, widely cultivated for its showy racemes of two-lipped, variously colored flowers.
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(Chemistry) A lemon-yellow azo dye used as a food colouring.
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Any of several green earths or clays containing iron silicates, used as a green pigment by artists
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A durable bluish-green pigment.
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Alternative spelling of xanthine.
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Glaze is defined as to put glass in a window, or to put on a glossy finish.
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To draw with a crayon.
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Chrome means to plate with a very hard metal.
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To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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To decorate or improve by adding detail; ornament; adorn
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The definition of adorn means to decorate or add beauty to a person or thing.
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(Intransitive) to be exposed to light
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To apply rouge (makeup).
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To take on color
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(Now Rare) To burn or heat with flame
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To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
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An American descended from peoples of African origin having brown to black skin; an African American.
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The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this.
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Brown is defined as a color made from mixing red, black and yellow, or something of that color.
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The bright yellow color of gold
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(Chiefly US, ufology) an extraterrestrial creature with grayish skin, bulbous black eyes, and an enlarged head.
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Green growth or foliage, especially:
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Orange is a color made by mixing red and yellow.
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Any of a genus (Dianthus) of annual and perennial plants of the pink family with white, pink, or red flowers, often clove-scented
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(By extension) Imperial power, because the colour purple was worn by emperors and kings.
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A nickname given to someone who has or had red hair.
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Yellow is a lemony color between orange and green on the spectrum.
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Decorate is defined as to change or add something to make it more beautiful, or to give a medal to someone.
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Corrupt means to destroy someone's honesty or hurt someone's morals.
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To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
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To receive a load:
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To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force.
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To mix (powdered pigments or colors) with water and size.
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Synonym Study

  • Tinge suggests the presence of a small amount of color, usually diffused throughout white with a tinge of blue
  • Tint refers to a gradation of a color with reference to its degree of whiteness and suggests a paleness or delicacy of color pastel tints
  • In technical use, hue refers to the distinctive property of a color that enables it to be assigned a position in the spectrum
  • color : inherit; text-decoration-color: #3A65B5" > Hue , often equivalent to color, may more specifically indicate a modification of a basic color a reddish hue
  • Shade refers to any of the gradations of a color with reference to its degree of darkness a light shade of green
  • Color is the general term for the property of reflecting light of a particular wavelength, allowing the eye to distinguish red, orange, yellow, blue, etc.
Find another word for color. In this page you can discover 270 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for color, like: chromaticity, shade, tone, chroma, hue, variegate, undertone, chameleon, tinct, luminosity and pigmentation.