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noun as in blind, shield

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noun as in color, hue

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noun as in slight difference

noun as in ghost


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The poor representation of people of color from around the world, and their range of facial features and skin shades, creates what researchers have called a “demographic bias” built into the technology.

That means the upper tiers of Wrigley are closer to the playing surface than those of parks that opened from 1992 to 2017, which have an average lower-deck shade of 26 percent.

In the videos the dogs lie around, keeping cool in the shade.

Another element to note was a slight front projection of the skull that not only provided the user with some shade but also provided practical protection from downward angled sword blows aimed at the head.

Trees provide homes for animals and shade for people on hot days.

Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”

It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.

But publicly throwing shade at Louis Vuitton wasn't Kanye's first fashion faux pas.

Later schools empty out children, who race over to play games in the shade.

In the summer and in hotter regions, they provide shade for parked cars, preventing them from getting too hot.

The Seneschal leaned back, and was concerned to feel his pulses throbbing a shade too quickly.

The seeds of some species are of a dark brown while others are of a lighter shade.

Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.

Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.

Grandfather Mole demanded of Mr. Meadow Mouse, almost as soon as he had stepped just outside the shade of the toadstool.

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On this page you'll find 201 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shade, such as: shadow, adumbration, blackness, coolness, cover, and darkness.

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