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tinge

noun

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a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished
  • there's a bluish tinge to your lips—you must be freezing!

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tinge

verb

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to give color or a different color to
  • just slightly tinge the frosting with yellow food coloring to give it a lemony look

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The first known use of tinge was in 1577

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“Tinge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tinge. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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