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Synonyms for color

the property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size

something that imparts color

skin tone, especially of the face

a fresh rosy complexion

to impart color to

to immerse in a coloring solution

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to become red in the face

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

Synonyms for color

interest and variety and intensity

the timbre of a musical sound

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

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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affect as in thought or feeling

modify or bias

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give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

having or capable of producing colors

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1) Though characteristic of the conservative French Academy, Gerome's scorn of the Impressionists' casual brushwork, broken color patches, and popular subjects was not shared by everyone.
Her baptism had been recorded in the registry books for persons of broken color (de color quebrado), not in those for members of unmixed groups such as Indians and Spaniards.
Kinkade was now at liberty to experiment with new and unique color combinations resulting in a distinct broadening of his palette and refinement of the broken color techniques of the French Impressionists.
Large shapes of broken color are built up with minimal detail, vibrant color and playful brush strokes," Mathews says.
When weavers weave that cloth which I think they call cheviot, or those curious multicolored Scottish tartan fabrics," van Gogh wrote in reference to the coloring in the Potato Eaters, "then they try, as you know, to get strange broken colors and grays into the cheviot and to get the most vivid colors to balance each other in the multicolored chequered cloth so that instead of the fabric being a jumble, the .