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Definition of hued

: colored usually used in combination green-hued

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Recent Examples on the Web Flemons explains that the pink-hued sunsets people love to ’gram from Griffiths Park are actually the result of Cali’s deadly smog. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Phlemuns Releases a Spring Collection for Your Body—And Your Mind," 2 Mar. 2021 But many ads, such as a pink-hued fever dream of a commercial for Mountain Dew starring the wrestler John Cena, seemed uninterested in rehashing the pandemic. New York Times, "Bruce Springsteen and Babies Star in Pandemic-Year Super Bowl Ads," 7 Feb. 2021 While on a royal tour of India in 2016, the Duchess of Cambridge drew criticism for not having a pedicure, while, on the flip side, in 2018, Meghan’s dark-hued manicure at the British Fashion Awards was considered a breach of protocol. Rachel Burchfield, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Wear Nail Polish Like Kate and Meghan," 21 Jan. 2021 Between 6,000 and 9,400 years ago, Aboriginal Australians painted red-hued, naturalistic depictions of humans and animals. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, "Ninety Fascinating Finds Revealed in 2020," 29 Dec. 2020 The neutral-hued collection comes with four coverings and a drawstring pouch for carrying them on-the-go. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Nordstrom is having a huge sale on face masks right now for adults and kids," 17 Dec. 2020 Given the alcohol number, this eggplant-hued beauty is surprisingly balanced and light on its feet. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "6 Pacific Northwest wine surprises from 2020," 23 Jan. 2021 The vivid depiction of a wild pig, outlined and filled in with mulberry-hued pigment, dates back at least 45,500 years, according to a study published in Science Advances. Becky Ferreira New York Times, Star Tribune, "Painting may be world's oldest cave art yet," 21 Jan. 2021 For the historic occasion, the Vice President chose an amethyst-hued look from 2020 CFDA American Emerging Designer of the Year, Christopher John Rogers. Irina Grechko,, "Kamala Harris Wore Purple & Pearls Today — Here’s Why That Matters," 20 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of hued

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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5 Mar 2021

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“Hued.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of hued

: having a specified type of color

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