pastel-colored love


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having pale delicate colors


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  • Walking down a runway designed to resemble a basketball court, the young models looked like cheerleaders in short pastel-colored frilly skirts and matching tops.

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  • Throughout this conversation, Andrea Correa has been quietly weighing dollops of sesame paste and jotting down the quantities in her pastel-colored notebook.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • An old Italian colonial building that Libyan government officials said was bombed Monday appeared half gone, with piles of rubble strewn about its elegant, pastel-colored archways.

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  • I don't remember much about it -- something about a girl with a magic rainbow and pastel-colored ponies with big hair -- but I did think it was good.

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  • One year my little bro poured out his bag of candies and found (among the usual) a penny, a walnut and a plastic Easter egg filled with pastel-colored malted eggs.

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  • Just wait for the Towering Infernal of a Paulson-Portland Parking Plex to be revealed in some pince nez'd planner's pastel-colored public power point presentation, complete with a sacreligious Aaron Copeland soundtrack and the usual pre-paid phony cadre of politely enthusiastic front-and-back-row applausers.

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  • In the far-flung town of Thiotte, located in the sliver of rainforest still left in Haiti, women in pastel-colored kerchiefs sit at outdoor tables piled high with pale dried Arabica coffee beans.

    Marcia DeSanctis: On the Road in Haiti

  • A friend met me at the Ocean River Sports dock at noon; 30 minutes later, we crossed the runway and bee-lined for Fisherman's Wharf, a klatch of pastel-colored houseboats and floating restaurants on the edge of the Inner Harbour.

    Victoria, By Sea

  • His frequently reproduced chocolate-boxy, saccharine-sweet, pretty little ballerinas in billowing pastel-colored tutus?

    Degas and His Dancers

  • As ring-mastered by Sellars, the production is set in a traditional New Mexican 'Fiesta de Quinceañera' a girl's fifteenth birthday graduation to young adulthood, as suggested by Dunya Ramicova's pastel-colored costumes for the men and the character Costanza's traditional white ruffled, red trimmed dress.

    Rodney Punt: Griselda in Peter Sellars Production at Santa Fe Opera


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