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  • adv. Using colour/color (or hue) as opposed to shades of grey/gray.


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  • Apparently nobody had told her po-mo pink was the in color for fall.

    Futures Imperfect

  • All across the Arboretum and in the trees ringing the Mall, butterflies blue in color made their thin-lunged residence, and we took this as a further sign of our happiness.

    Our American King

  • Colorburst offers training in color healing, or Chromatherapy, focusing on the use of the Chroma-Lite II color wand.

    You’re Certifiable

  • Blood covered his face and dirt had gummed to it, so that his visage was ocher in color and appeared like a clay sculpture illustrating some earlier phase of mankind when facial features were yet provisional.

    Cold Mountain

  • The most enormous whale of the entire voyage followed the trio while the light lasted; he was a bluish-grey in color and well over 100 feet long.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He was dressed in olive-brown clothes, and “his old experienced coat” blended in color with the tree-trunks and the soil with which one felt sure it had often been in close communion.

    Our Friend John Burroughs

  • Most of the kids at school preferred another Western called Bonanza, which was an hour-long show in color on Sunday night, but Louis liked the simplicity of The Rifleman.


  • The Laura Ashley dresses are so bold in color that they hurt our eyes.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • The writer has observed priests in procession carrying similar huge phalli, painted in color as well.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • The assignment was open-ended, just do something in color and something fast, so I could have done it indoors, but I wanted to tackle the Pioneer Fountain.



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