faded


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Synonyms for faded

Synonyms for faded

Synonyms for faded

having lost freshness or brilliance of color

reduced in strength

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The fresh gloss of the soul, so early lost, and without which the world's successive scenes had been but a gallery of faded pictures, again threw its enchantment over all their prospects.
How dim and faded his lordship looks all of a sudden
Archer contemplated with awe the two slender faded figures, seated side by side in a kind of viceregal rigidity, mouthpieces of some remote ancestral authority which fate compelled them to wield, when they would so much rather have lived in simplicity and seclusion, digging invisible weeds out of the perfect lawns of Skuytercliff, and playing Patience together in the evenings.
Peaceful were the land races in those distant days--only the seafarers were warriors; but now has the glory of the past faded, nor did I think until I met you that there remained upon Barsoom a single person of our own mould who lived and loved and fought as did the ancient seafarers of my time.
You may have noticed that the paint on my left ear has peeled off and faded, which affects my hearing on that side.
The letters were yellow and faded and dim, blurred with the touch of passing years.
But this was lost as the stars faded before approaching day, and the head of the marching column, continuing its descent, plunged as it were into the heavy ocean of fog, which rolled its white waves over the whole plain, and over the sea by which it was bounded.
I don't know whether it would have been any better if I could have put on my good clothes," said Cecily, with a rueful glance at her print dress, which, though neat and clean, was undeniably faded and RATHER short and tight.
To go to church in a faded print dress, with a shabby little old sun-hat and worn shoes
Poor Cecily stood beside her mute and pale, in her faded school garb and heavy copper-toed boots.
It is to be supposed that the earliest parts are those that have faded most from their original force, while the latest parts are those that retain their full sensational character.
Out rolled manuscripts, faded and worn, and arose a faint far scent of sweet-kept age.
Faded fabrics will be permanently revived to a deep black and look as good as they did when you bought them.
Bad installation, low-quality vinyl and climate may cause an unkempt, faded appearance.
Here, too, Choir plays on words, by titling these images Faded Beauty; in doing SC), she reminds viewers that while our fashions change, our underlying standards of beauty--thinness, unblemished skin--are remarkably consistent.