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Synonyms for colors

a flag that shows its nationality

a distinguishing emblem

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Their bodies were different, as were also the color of their eyes, the length of their noses, and the circumstances of their existence, but something inside them meant the same thing, wanted the same release, would have left the same impression on the memory of an onlooker.
Her complexion was not brown, but it rather appeared charged with the color of the rich blood, that seemed ready to burst its bounds.
In the length he attains, and in his baleen, the Fin-back resembles the right whale, but is of a less portly girth, and a lighter color, approaching to olive.
You might easily dent it with your thumb; it is of a hue between yellow and ash color.
There are as many `blue' blackguards as there are `orange', and as many white as there are purple, or any other color, and I won't have any of my family mixed up with it.
It was a study in colors now, this smoke; in the sunset light it was black and brown and gray and purple.
A tanned skin is something more than respectable, and perhaps olive is a fitter color than white for a man--a denizen of the woods.
She had caught sight of her new Sunday gown-- a cheap curtain-calico thing, a conflagration of gaudy colors and fantastic figures.
He waylaid other boys as they came, and went on buying tickets of various colors ten or fifteen minutes longer.
Yes, and the very colors in them loud countrified Sunday clothes--plaid breeches, green and black--"
I don't approve of children being rigged out in fancy colors, but I'll see what your aunt Jane thinks.
So the crowd was content to hide its impatience by laughing jibes passed from one section to another, and crying the colors of their favorite archers.
Tilted on one side of her head she had a small cap of gold-colored silk, embroidered with pearls; while on the other a purple rose mingled its glowing colors with the luxuriant masses of her hair, of which the blackness was so intense that it was tinged with blue.
You can look at the bright colors till the light fades, and then the rose will sing you to sleep," said the Elves, as they folded the soft leaves about her, gently kissed her, and stole away.
It consisted of some fifty buildings, including those of every description, chiefly built of wood, and which, in their architecture, bore no great marks of taste, but which also, by the unfinished appearance of most of the dwellings, indicated the hasty manner of their construction, To the eye, they presented a variety of colors.