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as in hue
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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as in pigment
a substance used to color other materials added some red color to the base paint

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as in coloring
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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as in military
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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verb

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as in to paint
to give color or a different color to per the couple's request, the baker used natural ingredients like beet juice and turmeric to color the icing for the wedding cake

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as in to blush
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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“Color.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/color. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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