Nouns (8)

side eye, shade, side-eye
n. a facial expression that slides the eyeballs sideways, implying irritation, disapproval, criticism, or scorn; "She caught the senator's wife giving her the side-eye after she hugged him too effusively."
n. a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
n. a position of relative inferiority; "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"
shade, tad
n. a slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"
n. [degree of darkness, representation of shadow]

Verbs (3)

fill in, shade
v. represent the effect of shade or shadow on
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"

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Fuzzynyms (60)

looking at, looking, look
n. the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
sunblind, sunshade, awning
n. a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun
n. cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
n. a hinged blind for a window
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
instruction, direction
n. a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
confidential information, hint, wind, steer, lead, tip
n. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
n. something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
scorn, contempt
n. open disrespect for a person or thing
gradation, grade
n. a degree of ablaut
proffer, proposition, suggestion
n. a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
breath, intimation, hint
n. an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
n. a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
flush, blush
n. sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
dyestuff, dye
n. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
n. any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color
n. (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
v. make dark or darker; "darken a room"
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

Synonyms (3)

make full, fill up, fill
v. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"

Antonyms (7)

lighten, relieve
v. alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive; "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"
peril, endanger, scupper, expose, queer
v. put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position


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