Nouns (20)

colour, color
n. the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
colouring, coloring, colour, color
n. a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
colour, color
n. (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
vividness, colour, color
n. interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"
people of colour, people of color, colour, color
n. a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
colouring material, coloring material, colour, color
n. any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
n. [the scale of distinctive tones or hues of light]

Verbs (27)

discolour, color, colour, discolor
v. change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
colour in, color in, colourize, colorise, colourise, colour, colorize, color
v. add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
distort, colour, color
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
gloss, colour, color
v. give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie"
colour in, color in, colour, color
v. add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
emblazon, colour, color
v. decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
colour, color
v. modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"

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Adjectives (2)

colour, color
adj. having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"

Fuzzynyms (83)

n. activity that tries to conceal something; "no mask could conceal his ignorance"; "they moved in under a mask of friendship"
atmosphere, aura, air
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
n. similarity in appearance or external or superficial details
chromaticity, hue
n. the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
n. relative darkness or lightness of a color; "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe
window dressing, facade
n. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
dissembling, feigning, pretence, pretense
n. pretending with intention to deceive
colouring, food colour, food color, food colouring, food coloring, coloring
n. a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food color made from vegetable dyes"
dyestuff, dye
n. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
n. (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
stretch forth, hold out, put out, stretch out, exsert, extend
v. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
v. become rosy or reddish; "her cheeks blushed in the cold winter air"
burn, sunburn
v. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
touch on, bear on, bear upon, touch, impact, affect
v. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
v. burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
v. color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"
v. color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
v. produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
tinct, touch, tinge, tint
v. color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
v. cause to become violent or angry; "Riots combusted Pakistan after the U.S. air attacks on Afghanistan"
v. become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
strain, distort, deform
v. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
predetermine, bias
v. cause to be biased
weight, angle, slant
v. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
v. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
v. influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
v. be in flames or aflame; "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"

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Antonyms (7)

achromaticity, achromatism, colourlessness, colorlessness
n. the visual property of being without chromatic color
v. lose color or turn colorless; "The painting discolored"
adj. of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories; "he rejected a black-and-white world"; "there are no black-and-white certainties"; "there were no grey areas, you were either for him or against him, he was all black-and-white"
n. [the state of no having any color]


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