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Synonyms for amber

a deep yellow color

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a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin

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of a medium to dark brownish yellow color

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It was a remarkable point in the accoutrement of this brilliant personage that he held in his left hand a fantastic kind of a pipe, with an exquisitely painted bowl and an amber mouthpiece.
Now it has, you see, been twice mended, once in the wooden stem and once in the amber.
At last, a forest of graceful needles, shimmering in the amber sunlight, rose slowly above the pygmy housetops, as one sometimes sees, in the far horizon, a gilded and pinnacled mass of cloud lift itself above the waste of waves, at sea,--the Cathedral
He told him of the red ibises, who stand in long rows on the banks of the Nile, and catch gold-fish in their beaks; of the Sphinx, who is as old as the world itself, and lives in the desert, and knows everything; of the merchants, who walk slowly by the side of their camels, and carry amber beads in their hands; of the King of the Mountains of the Moon, who is as black as ebony, and worships a large crystal; of the great green snake that sleeps in a palm-tree, and has twenty priests to feed it with honey-cakes; and of the pygmies who sail over a big lake on large flat leaves, and are always at war with the butterflies.
He sat with his legs up on the sofa as if quite at home and, having stuck an amber mouthpiece far into his mouth, was inhaling the smoke spasmodically and screwing up his eyes.
Beyond, the harvest hills were basking in an amber sunset radiance, under a pale, aerial sky of rose and blue.
A pair of Turkish slippers adorned her feet, and necklaces of amber, coral, and filigree hung about her neck, while one hand held a smelling-bottle, and the other the spicy box of oriental sweetmeats.
Now and again a peaty amber colored stream rippled across their way, with ferny over-grown banks, where the blue kingfisher flitted busily from side to side, or the gray and pensive heron, swollen with trout and dignity, stood ankle-deep among the sedges.
Many a woman might have envied him his clear complexion, his bright blue eyes, and the warm amber tint in his light Saxon hair.
Her bejewelled hands lay sprawling in her amber satin lap.
Lady Carey shook out her amber satin skirt and sat down upon a low divan.
But Dominican amber is noted for inclusions of another sort.
The new Amber Alert GPS device debuts a two-way calling function that allows a parent to speak directly to their child, or allows a child to call a parent anytime directly from the device - giving families' reassurance that their kids are safe - without sacrificing childhood independence.
Amber Child Safety is designed to be easily used and accessible to adults with little or no digital experience, and it works anywhere that a data connection is available.
But despite the odds, Amber has gradually gone from strength to strength.