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To influence or distort
“I don't mention it often, because I don't want it to colour the way people read everything I write, or change the way that people talk to me, which it often can.”
Misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
“Witnesses might colour evidence to make a story saleable.”
To become red in the face, esp. when embarrassed or annoyed
“Michelle coloured slightly and turned back to her book.”
“And as it was a non-uniform day, many took the opportunity to colour their hair in shades of green and red.”
The property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light
“Three sensors are considered adequate because they are roughly equivalent to the way the human eye perceives colour using its three different types of cone receptor in the retina.”
A substance used to give something a particular colour
“Henna, the most widely used hair colour is one of the best conditioners too.”
Rosiness or redness of the face as an indication of health or of embarrassment, anger, etc
“She held his gaze, despite the colour that was flooding her cheeks.”
Pigmentation of the skin, especially as an indication of someone's race
“Schooling should be based on ability, not colour or race.”
Features that lend a particularly interesting quality to something
“A cascade of novels and films featuring the colour and spice of the country has made its way onto bookshelves and into movie houses.”
A badge, cap, or other item in the distinctive colours of a particular school, awarded to a pupil selected to represent the school in a sport
“Lynn runs in the colours of the Oxford City club.”
The flag of a country, or of a regiment or ship
“Flags and Slovenian colours are sweeping the town, and shop windows are being painted.”
Semblance or pretext
“Woods were unjustifiably disafforested under colour of the Statute of 1327.”
(usually used in plural form "colours") An aspect or characteristic of someone or something
“And I see your true colours shining through.”
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