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color

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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 shirt that is available in every color of the rainbow
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2 a substance used to color other materials

  • added some red color to the base paint
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3 the hue or appearance of the skin and especially of the face

  • her color hasn't been good since she got sick
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4 colors plural a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling

  • flew their countryʼs colors atop the highest mast on the ship
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5 a rosy appearance (of the cheeks)

  • the stay in the country brought color to her cheeks
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6 colors plural the combined army, air force, and navy of a nation

  • she hopes to carry on the family tradition and serve with the colors
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7 colors plural the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others

  • we saw his true colors during the emergency
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color

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1 to give color or a different color to

  • per the couple's request, the baker used natural ingredients like beet juice and tumeric to color the icing for the wedding cake
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2 to add to the interest of by including made-up details

  • he gave a highly colored version of a rather mundane experience
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3 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of

  • his news reporting is colored by his prejudices
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4 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment)

  • she colored after hearing the nasty remarks about her weight
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turn color



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