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Synonyms for carnation

Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers

a pink or reddish-pink color

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pink or pinkish

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I had sent her a few carnations from Skuytercliff, and I was astonished.
Their door would have to yield to the pressure when a mountain of carnations should be piled up against it.
They wandered in and out of glass-houses, saw lilies swimming in tanks, breathed in the scent of thousands of carnations, and compared their respective tastes in the matter of trees and lakes.
When Prissy Andrews, attired in a new pink-silk waist with a string of pearls about her smooth white throat and real carnations in her hair--rumor whispered that the master had sent all the way to town for them for her--"climbed the slimy ladder, dark without one ray of light," Anne shivered in luxurious sympathy; when the choir sang "Far Above the Gentle Daisies" Anne gazed at the ceiling as if it were frescoed with angels; when Sam Sloane proceeded to explain and illustrate "How Sockery Set a Hen" Anne laughed until people sitting near her laughed too, more out of sympathy with her than with amusement at a selection that was rather threadbare even in Avonlea; and when Mr.
The carnations of the painting had withered, but the eyes were still wonderful in their depth and brilliancy of colour.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation for 12 months after the vessel was discovered keeping two sets of wage accounts, covering up the underpayment of crew.
Dave Hughes, 75, from Maghull, has been overwhelmed by the response to his Wear a Red Carnation Hillsborough Awareness Campaign, which won the backing of thousands of race-goers during the Grand National.
com)-- Carnation Blinds & Shutters today announced the launch of www.
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, the group that owns Milestone, had a major representation, as 11 of its properties were recognised in the rankings across all of the award categories.
25 -- Carnation Auto opens another used car showroom in Dehradun.
Red Carnation Hotels Adds IrelandOs Ashford Castle The Red Carnation Hotel Collection has purchased the five-star Ashford Castle in the west of Ireland.
Sometimes I swap my carnation for an orchid or rose.
15 -- Carnation Auto, India's first independent multi-brand auto solutions network, inaugurated four new Pre-owned Cars showrooms today including two in Karol Bagh, one of the oldest and largest used car markets in the country and two in Gurgaon - the Millennium City.
05 Sandown Coral Charge 5f Group 3 C4/RUK Card page 59 AFTER their praiseworthy performance when finishing in the shadow of the star players in Royal Ascot's Group 1 King's Stand Stakes, Medicean Man, Spirit Quartz and Night Carnation are expected to share the spotlight as they drop down to Group 3 level.