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adjective as in blue

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As the largest of the Great Lakes, the sapphire blue waters and waves of Lake Superior can often feel like a vast, unending ocean to a passing motorist.

What you are getting is TAG Heuer design and materials, like a steel watch body and a superhard sapphire touchscreen.

If you’re looking for those sapphire-hued lake vistas, you’ll want to leash up your pooch and take them for a stroll along the park’s quarter-mile paved promenade at Rim Village.

Something about the impossibly deep sapphire water carries an almost mystical quality that grabs you by the retinas and doesn’t let go.

My partner and I rented a houseboat, loaded up on groceries, and were soon cruising around a vast expanse of sapphire water flecked with small islands.

One Sapphire, Kay, falls for a black soldier, even as she struggles with her Aboriginal identity.

His highly acclaimed, and highly controversial, 2009 film, Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, is a case in point.

“In my original notes I had that Precious would have a baby girl, then here comes this boy,” Sapphire says with a laugh.

Sapphire says that had she not already finished much of The Kid, the criticism would have “stopped me dead in my tracks.”

“The logical or realistic way this story would end up would be total disaster,” says Sapphire.

If you want to make a synthetic sapphire, you start with a seed sapphire, and the artificial process builds up on that.

Her Nazarites were whiter than snow, purer than milk, more ruddy than the old ivory, fairer than the sapphire.

Sometimes sky and sea have been steeped in dazzling haze of golden glare, sometimes brightened to blue of a sapphire depth.

She was sitting on a low divan, head bent, slowly turning a sapphire ring on her finger, round and round.

We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sapphire, such as: blue-green, azure, beryl, cerulean, cobalt, and indigo.

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