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noun as in color, shade

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Images and videos of the marine mollusks flashing bright purple and yellow hues litter the internet, perpetuating the idea that these animals are constantly putting on a show in the wild.

The hue indicates that it burns without soot, suggesting that such flames could be useful in cleaning up oil spills or for more environmentally friendly power generation.

Scientists have resurrected a purple-blue hue that had been lost to time.

They’ve also mapped out the molecule that produces its blue hue.

Because each hue has a slightly different wavelength, each refracts a different amount.

Her pin-up curls may have been envy-worthy, but it was the bleach blond, almost snow white, hue of her hair that become iconic.

This was a madcap game, the ball hurtling from end to end, chased by tired legs of every hue.

I have found a pale greenish hue to be very soothing personally.

The dress is a classic, with its soft, lavender hue, chiffon fabric, and minimalist shape.

Does Blackness, as a social color, change the hue of all the other colors it touches?

Her face was mild and pale; but it was the transparent hue of the virgin flower of spring, clad in her veiling leaves.

The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.

The question is, do these words of Hue de Rotelande throw any light upon this disputed point?

She watched the colour fade from his cheeks, and the ugly, livid hue that spread in its room to his very lips.

Their colour is generally of a cinereous hue, but a few were noticed that were variegated black and white.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hue, such as: complexion, tinge, tint, tone, aspect, and cast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.