What is the opposite of pale?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a pale or sickly color or complexion, especially of one's skin tone
“She had a florid complexion and the strangest burgundy colored hair.”
Adjective
Opposite of light or faded in color or shade
“I walked into a room where the walls were stained with dark colors like crimson and ebony.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in intensity, especially brightness or color
“Bergman's film begins with darkness and then the image of the lamp in a film projector warming up to an intense brightness that momentarily is too harsh to look at.”
Adjective
Opposite of inferior or unimpressive in nature, especially in comparison
“In my personal opinion, Heath gave us a superior rendition of the Joker.”
Adjective
Opposite of not clearly perceived, especially visually
“At that height, the electric lights did not interfere with the vision, and the stars were clear and distinct.”
Adjective
(loosely) Opposite of sick or unwell
“I was healthy and ready to tackle the next challenge.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a pale or gray color
“Brian always dresses in vivid colors because he likes to stand out.”
Adjective
Opposite of very light or pale in color or complexion
“She had long, straight black hair that fell into bangs in front, and she had a tanned complexion that led me to believe she was of Spanish ancestry.”
Adjective
Opposite of having lost color or intensity
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in colour, spirit, or vitality
Adjective
Opposite of like, resembling, or suggestive of, death or the dead
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in brightness
“Experts say the bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above the city was actually a meteor.”
Adjective
Opposite of pale in color
“Adding some dark colors should add some mystique to this room.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically tired or exhausted
Adjective
(of a mixture or effect) Opposite of delicately complex and understated
“His tragic past is having an obvious impact on his mental health.”
Adjective
Opposite of not clearly understood or visually perceived
“The Palisade was once home to a forest fire lookout station, as it afforded a clear view of much of the Athabasca River Valley.”
Adjective
Opposite of visually indistinct
Adjective
Opposite of unable to be read or deciphered
Verb
Opposite of to become (more) pale or white in color or complexion
Verb
(of colors) Opposite of to render pale or less bright
“The afternoon sun would shine through the open windows to brighten our home.”
Verb
Opposite of to make pale through lack of light, especially of a plant
Noun
Opposite of the outside limit of an object, area, or surface
Noun
Opposite of a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end
Noun
Opposite of a fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access
“He was still inside the cave, but there was an opening at the other side that would allow him to escape if he could find it.”
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