Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hue.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Designed for festive celebrations and entertainment and featuring the ‘coolest’ indoor climbing wall in France, the vibrant hues from the outside of the building correlate via color coding to the interior areas — enabling spatial orientation for young children.

    Beth Shea | Inhabitat

  • Women who want to show themselves off, decorate their decolletage and paint their faces in hues of pink are holding sway.

    The burqa in France: Removing the veil without facing society's shortcomings

  • Neon signs advocated beer brands along the walls, painting nearby guests in hues of blue and red and glinting off an antique jukebox that whispered in the background.

    Charles, Pending

  • Since then, Vera Moore Cosmetics has blossomed into a full service line that includes a complete skin care range, as well as color cosmetics that cover hues from the lightest to the deepest.

    Hollywood to Harlem: Vera Moore «

  • Nothing is certain, and while desire colors existence in hues that are attractive, often it is better not to want something at all, and perhaps just settle for the drabness of the ordinary.

    notes from the peanut gallery

  • Look into the mind of man, where wisdom reigns enthroned; where imagination, the painter, sits, with his pencil dipt in hues lovelier than those of sunset, adorning familiar life with glowing tints.

    Paley, "Apocalypse Without Millennium"

  • It was not till we got home to the Mount of Olives again, and I was watching the glory of the sunset, turning Jerusalem to gold and bringing out rosy and purple and amethyst hues from the Moab mountains, that my heart leapt back to its rest and I heard the voice of nature and God again above the din of my own heart.

    Daisy in the Field

  • We left them two years and six months ago; just as winter was preparing to throw his white shroud over the dolphin hues of the dying autumn; the weather gloomy and tearful.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • They had faded by degrees, yet they lingered long -- and painted life in hues of splendour.

    The Mortal Immortal

  • Santa Croce, in the Diorama, is as the place itself; — the noble and ancient edifice, one of the finest specimens of the ecclesiastical architecture of the thirteenth century, comes forth to the imagination in all the lustre and brightness of a sunshiny Italian noon — nothing escapes the bright and searching light which falls in a thousand coloured hues from the high narrow casements of stained glass, or penetrates with a long yellow glare from the uncurtained portals

    Making Visible: The Diorama, the Double and the (Gothic) Subject

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