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synonyms for foregrounds

  • beginning
  • center
  • cutting-edge
  • focus
  • fore
  • forepart
  • front
  • lead
  • leading-edge
  • limelight
  • on the line
  • spearhead
  • state-of-the-art
  • vanguard

antonyms for foregrounds

MOST RELEVANT
  • back
  • background
  • rear
  • unimportance
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How to use foregrounds in a sentence

Fuji gleamed white over clouds and pine tree foregrounds, and the sky was blue.
A JOURNAL FROM JAPANMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
The skies were sombre, the foregrounds singularly elaborate, the color stern and forcible.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
Bernard was like some great painters; his foregrounds were very happily arranged.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
As for the landscape, Mr. Ruskin cites this picture as an instance of the "childishness and incompetence" of Claude's foregrounds.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Her wide-set blue eyes seemed to see horizons, and too often to be blind to foregrounds.
DANGEROUS AGESROSE MACAULAY
Some six years ago, the brown moorland foregrounds of Copley Fielding were very instructive in this respect.
MODERN PAINTERS VOLUME I (OF V)JOHN RUSKIN
This makes the foregrounds in the summit views more complex.
THE ALPSMARTIN CONWAY
Such warm skies and cold middle distances and foregrounds are too antagonistic for the harmony of nature.
THE EVOLUTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY JOHN WERGE
It has always been a wonderful thing to me to hear people talk of making foregrounds "vigorous," "marked," "forcible," and so on.
MODERN PAINTERS VOL. III.JOHN RUSKIN
There is a good deal of ruin within them, which makes the foregrounds uninteresting and squalid.
THE SHORES OF THE ADRIATICF. HAMILTON JACKSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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