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tincture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tincture

  1. a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished <a ragged shirt that seemed to be stained with the tincture of blood> Synonyms cast, hue, shade, color, tinge, tint, toneRelated Words overtone, undertone; primary color, secondary color, tertiary color; brightness, chroma, chromaticity, contrast, lightness, saturation, value; coloration, coloring, colorway, pigmentationNear Antonyms achromatism




tincture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tincture

  1. to give color or a different color to <clouds tinctured by the rays of the setting sun> Synonyms bepaint [archaic], dye, paint, pigment, stain, color, tinge, tintRelated Words brighten, lighten; darken, embrown, tone (down); checker, dapple, daub, fleck, marble, mottle, pattern, polychrome, speck, speckle, streak, striate, stripe, variegateNear Antonyms blanch, bleach, whitenAntonyms decolorize





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