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coloristic

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adjective col·or·is·tic \ˌkə-lə-ˈris-tik\

Definition of coloristic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to color or coloring

  2. 2 :  of or relating to timbre in music

coloristically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb



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