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Synonyms for colour

Synonyms for colour

a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

interest and variety and intensity

the timbre of a musical sound

the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

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modify or bias

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give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

affect as in thought or feeling

having or capable of producing colors

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References in classic literature ?
Here the coating is of a rich brown instead of a black colour, and seems to be composed of ferruginous matter alone.
8] Their numbers must be infinite: the ship passed through several bands of them, one of which was about ten yards wide, and, judging from the mud-like colour of the water, at least two and a half miles long.
The colour of the water, as seen at some distance, was like that of a river which has flowed through a red clay district, but under the shade of the vessel's side it was quite as dark as chocolate.
Indeed; he knew better than any one else at Haarlem or Leyden -- the two towns which boast the best soil and the most congenial climate -- how to vary the colours, to modify the shape, and to produce new species.
MENO: Because, according to you, figure is that which always follows colour.
MENO: But if a person were to say that he does not know what colour is, any more than what figure is--what sort of answer would you have given him?
on colours of birds; on birds of the Galapagos; on distribution of genera of birds
Shells, colours of, littoral, seldom embedded; fresh-water, dispersal of; of Madeira; land, distribution of
Now we are delighted at that,' said both the weavers, and thereupon they named the colours and explained the make of the texture.
And so he praised the cloth which he did not see, and expressed to them his delight at the beautiful colours and the splendid texture.