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synonyms for canary

  • blonde
  • ecru
  • lemon
  • ochre
  • straw
  • tan
  • light brown
  • tawny
  • yellow-brown
  • yellowish
See also synonyms for: canaries
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How to use canary in a sentence

The person said the data was “deeply disconcerting” and a “canary in the coal mine” for scientists who had seen the data.
‘THE WAR HAS CHANGED’: INTERNAL CDC DOCUMENT URGES NEW MESSAGING, WARNS DELTA INFECTIONS LIKELY MORE SEVEREYASMEEN ABUTALEB, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSON, JOEL ACHENBACHJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For canaries, just seeing their feathered friends get sick may be enough to preemptively rev up their immune systems.
THE MERE SIGHT OF ILLNESS MAY KICK-START A CANARY’S IMMUNE SYSTEMJONATHAN LAMBERTJUNE 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The breakthrough cases resulting in hospitalization or death will, she says, serve as a canary in the coal mine for when vaccine protection might be waning for whatever reason.
WHY 'BREAKTHROUGH' INFECTIONS EVEN AFTER COVID-19 VACCINATIONS SHOULDN’T BE SURPRISINGALICE PARKMAY 28, 2021TIME
He’s now a canary to test whether humans might safely cohabitate with the silent invaders.
POLITICS AND THE PANDEMIC HAVE CHANGED HOW WE IMAGINE CITIESJOANNE MCNEILAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The building is bright yellow, and nearly everything inside is some shade of goldenrod or canary or banana.
HOW WHITNEY WOLFE HERD TURNED A VISION OF A BETTER INTERNET INTO A BILLION-DOLLAR BRANDCHARLOTTE ALTER/AUSTINMARCH 19, 2021TIME
So don’t read the flurry of retirements as a canary in the coal mine.
SOMETIMES SENATORS JUST RETIRE. DON’T READ TOO MUCH INTO THE RECENT GOP EXODUS.NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 17, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On the 7th of August we neared the Canary Isles, but unfortunately, on account of the thick fog, we could not see them.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Their present canary was quite the most delightful little creature they had ever possessed.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The Canary Islands boast of two bishoprics, both of which are now vacant, yet have not one newspaper.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Neither the pine-apple nor water-melon grow in Teneriffe, but abundance of the latter are brought from Grand Canary.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO CANARY

  • blonde
  • canary
  • ecru
  • lemon
  • light brown
  • ochre
  • straw
  • tan
  • tawny
  • yellow-brown
  • yellowish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.