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


The pinks and mauves flashed as the ribbon curved and frayed—and were gone.

The gems are in color chiefly blues and greens—with grays, lavenders, drabs and mauves.

They all had white blossoms, and while we missed the more varied pinks and mauves which we see at home, the effect was charming.

Worth has given distinction to more than one woman by recognising her possibilities, if kept to white, black, greys and mauves.

Mauves death was a hard blow to me, and you will notice that the pink peach trees were painted with some agitation.

Rows of sweet peas, their mauves and pinks and whites like exquisite musical motives, ran across the delicious old garden.

Mauves, which was our first stage, is most romantically situated on a hill, which forms one of the banks of the Loire.

During fair and sunny days they show all shades of translucent grays and mauves and blues.

Discharge blues, mauves, etc., with diluted aquafortis (nitric acid).

Veils of transparent greys and purples and mauves still conceal the distant horizon.