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colored

adjective

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colored

verb
past tense of 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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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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The first known use of colored was in the 14th century

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“Colored.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/colored. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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