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synonyms for olives

  • beige
  • brownish
  • drab
  • khaki
  • biscuit
  • bronze
  • brown
  • buff
  • cream
  • ecru
  • gold
  • olive
  • saddle
  • sand
  • suntan
  • umber
  • olive-brown
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How to use olives in a sentence

Arrived in the valley of Josaphat, the body was gently placed in a sepulcher of stone not far from the Garden of Olives.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
We had sandwiches and chicken salad and olives and three kinds of cake and ice cream for refreshments.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Grain and grapes and olives furnished subsistence for all who did not live to eat.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
The best oil was made from olives not fully ripe, but the largest quantity was yielded by the ripened fruit.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Sarelli, who sat on her right hand, seemed to partake of little except olives, which he dipped into a glass of sherry.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
One more sight we must see before going out on to the quiet hillside called the Mount of Olives.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Now we are sitting on a great grey stone on the Mount of Olives, and the sun is coming out and drying up all the dampness.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
And how should I but be glad that the sun will be hot, and how should I but be thankful that I shall come under the olives?
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Put in some stoned and scalded olives, which boil up for ten minutes and dish up with the duck.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Tortillas, chocolate, olives, and—the whiskey of the Americans!
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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