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  • adj. (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent


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  • You will be able to see a light-colored jig much easier than a dark-colored jig.

    All About Jigs

  • I set the hook and shortly bring up an 8-inch light-colored fish with yellow lateral lines, a gray spot two-thirds back, and small, sharp teeth.

    The Mid-Life Slam

  • That's when he saw him: a man, thick and average height, wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark sweat pants.

    Who killed Jack Wheeler?

  • He looked completely grotesque—head shaven and scarred, pale, thinner by at least ten pounds, swimming in a light-colored summer suit, and holding a heavy leather briefcase.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • “Haunted how?” asked the thin girl, twisting a strand of her light-colored hair.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • My stepfather's everyday working rifle was a .270 built on a Mauser 98 action embedded in what had once been a pretty, and nicely hand-checkered, light-colored walnut (or maybe rosewood) stock.

    All About Rifle Abuse*

  • The light-colored loose leaves have appealing grassy and smoky flavors.

    Rio Tasty Stuff

  • Alex Choi Design and Partners During the day, the room is "like a white bubble," Mr. Choi said, because of the pristine white walls, ample overhead lighting and the light-colored hardwood floors.

    Light and Space

  • But then the company got taken over by 7-Up, who liked the light-colored, highly caffeinated, spicy/sugary ginger ale concoction enough to release it as a 7-Up product.

    7-Up Gold Was Gold - The Retroist

  • I have found that light-colored pants are only flattering on supermodels.

    The Mommy Diet


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