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Synonyms for blue

any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue

the sky as viewed during daylight

used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

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the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate

any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

turn blue

of the color intermediate between green and violet

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used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)

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characterized by profanity or cursing

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suggestive of sexual impropriety

belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

morally rigorous and strict

References in classic literature ?
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart- watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
Unc knocked at the door of the house and a chubby, pleasant-faced woman, dressed all in blue, opened it and greeted the visitors with a smile.
The last evening you flamed out into beauty you wore your old blue flannel shirtwaist that Mrs.
Most of them were appareled all in white, like his captors; but others had markings of red or blue or yellow slashed across the front of their robes.
You can have a blue blanket or a red one, and a straw pillow or an air cushion for your head, whichever you like.
Accordingly we went a-maying, following the lure of dancing winds to a certain westward sloping hill lying under the spirit-like blue of spring skies, feathered over with lisping young pines and firs, which cupped little hollows and corners where the sunshine got in and never got out again, but stayed there and grew mellow, coaxing dear things to bloom long before they would dream of waking up elsewhere.
It doesn't seem probable that anyone with that taste in paint could be VERY kindred," acknowledged Anne, "unless it were an accident--like our blue hall.
Again we see, that the areas with the two blue tints are of wide extent; and that they lie separate from extensive lines of coast coloured red, both of which circumstances might naturally have been inferred, on the theory of the nature of the reefs having been governed by the nature of the earth's movement.
In clear weather, in summer, they appear blue at a little distance, especially if agitated, and at a great distance all appear alike.
The Blue Light Drug Store is downtown, between the Bowery and First Avenue, where the distance between the two streets is the shortest.
Oh, I am the wind the seamen love-- I am steady, and strong, and true; They follow my track by the clouds above, O'er the fathomless tropic blue.
Stepan Arkadyevitch's figure again went behind the bush, and Levin saw nothing but the bright flash of a match, followed by the red glow and blue smoke of a cigarette.
At last she was able to take her eyes from the surf and gaze at the sea-horizon of deepest peacock-blue and piled with cloud-masses, at the curve of the beach south to the jagged point of rocks, and at the rugged blue mountains seen across soft low hills, landward, up Carmel Valley.
Our voices rang around him joyously in the still air, and above his head the sky, pellucid, pure, stainless, arched its tender blue from shore to shore and over the bay, as if to envelop the water, the earth, and the man in the caress of its light.
There were Blue shops and Buff shops, Blue inns and Buff inns--there was a Blue aisle and a Buff aisle in the very church itself.