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Noun
The spectral composition of visible light, or a subset thereof
“Her skin was the color of the nimbus clouds on a calm summer afternoon.”
Noun
A substance used to give something a particular color
“This brand is a widely used hair color and is also one of the best conditioners too.”
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The color or pigmentation of one's skin
“What was popular now was a bronze skin color.”
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Someone's race as indicated by the color or pigmentation of their skin
“Filled with wonder and intrigue, he began studying the history of his color.”
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Rosiness or redness of the face as an indication of health or an emotion
“She held his gaze, despite the color that was flooding her cheeks.”
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The quality of being full of life, energy or spirit
“The right background music will add some much-needed color to your short film.”
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Sharpness or piquancy, sometimes figuratively
“As a comedian, he enjoys delving into potentially taboo subjects to add a little color to his jokes.”
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(under color of) A semblance or pretext
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“The court held that the commander was acting under color of the law when he committed these atrocities.”
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(colors) The attributes that define one's nature, character or personality
“And I see your true colors shining through.”
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(colors) The armed forces of a country
“It was always his dream to serve with the colors.”
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(colors) A special design used as an emblem or for signaling, usually printed on some fabric or material
“The country's colors were flown at the top of the highest mast on the ship.”
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(colors) A worn item in the distinctive colors of a particular school
“The team ran onto the ground in the distinctive colors of their school.”
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The property of being mirthful
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The pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or creative work
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Sophisticated style
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A purplish-red pigment, made from dye obtained from the cochineal beetle
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Colour television
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The character of something
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The state or quality of being plausible
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Regional character
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A temporary state of mind or feeling
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A brown or darkened shade of skin developed after exposure to the sun
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Dark magenta
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An attitude towards a particular matter
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Verb
To give color to
“We could color the walls red to give the room an emotive ambiance.”
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To affect without completely changing
“Fake news could potentially color your perception of the world.”
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To misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
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“Witnesses may be inclined to color their testimony so as to make their story saleable.”
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To become red in the face, especially when embarrassed or annoyed
“Riley began to color slightly at the attention she was receiving.”
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To change or lose color
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Blend in
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Supercharge or charge
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To give a particular character to
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To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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To write something using a pencil
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To make unclear or difficult to understand
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To add a quality or feature, especially enliven or make more exciting
Adjective
Having a pale, greenish-blue color
Adjective
Of a bleached or pale golden (light yellowish) colour
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