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noun as in color scheme

noun as in complexion

noun as in tinge

noun as in tone

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Maybe the memories have flashed back to her with this coloration because they’re imbued with a different emotion, even one that is hard to express.

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His new series, produced by Humble Bee Films, offers a unique and literally eye-opening window onto both the mechanics and utility of animal coloration.

Fresh revelations about the hows and whys of animal coloration are revealed in David Attenborough’s Life in Color, a documentary available on Netflix.

They stand out in a crowd because of their yellow and pale green coloration.

Many varieties of this native tree have been developed, some for different flower color, others for leaf coloration and others for growth habit.

Individual gorillas were identified by face shape, body shape, and pelage coloration.

How, then, did the first day of the Christmas-shopping season come to have the coloration of calamity?

And Prince Harry may be a Windsor, but in coloration and temperament he is indubitably a flaming-red Spencer.

Perhaps the most noticeable feature in connection with the fall of the leaves is that so many of them take on a rich coloration.

These specimens differ noticeably from the individual from Chinaj in the number of vomerine teeth and in coloration.

In the toads from El Petn the greatest variation is in coloration.

At this size distinctive sword-tail and bright coloration have developed.

The variation in coloration has been a source of confusion in this species in northern Central America (see Stuart, 1941:86).


On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coloration, such as: glow, hue, intensity, paint, blush, and cast.

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