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synonyms for secondaries

  • backup
  • bench
  • bench jockey
  • benchwarmer
  • jack-of-all-trades
  • replacement
  • second string
  • secondary
  • sub
  • substitute
  • succedaneum
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How to use secondaries in a sentence

Hence, a tertiary color is made of equal parts of two secondaries.
COLOR VALUEC. R. CLIFFORD
Note with what a brilliant red the secondaries are bordered, and the velvety blackness of the fore wings.
BEE AND BUTTERFLYLUCY FOSTER MADISON
Under parts and tips of secondaries, white; line from eye to bill and another across the middle of the bill, white.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
Mantle slate colored; primaries black, both these and the secondaries being broadly tipped with white.
THE BIRD BOOKCHESTER A. REED
Above and neck sooty brown; under parts and tips of secondaries white; sides with blackish streaks.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Lower mandible longer than upper; forehead, underparts, part of secondaries, and tail white; rest of plumage black.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Head, ends of secondaries, and underparts bluish gray; back bluish slate; tail black without bars.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Tail short, without white markings; all but central pair of feathers tipped with ashy blue; secondaries tipped with white.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Yellow, cap, wings and tail black; wing-coverts, secondaries and inner margins of tail-feathers tipped with white.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Head, rump, secondaries, outer tail-feathers and below white; rest of plumage largely black.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
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