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  • noundimness
  • nounblind, shield
  • nouncolor, hue
  • nounslight difference
  • nounghost
  • verbshut out the light

synonyms for shades

  • shadow
  • adumbration
  • blackness
  • coolness
  • cover
  • darkness
  • dusk
  • gloominess
  • obscurity
  • penumbra
  • screen
  • semidarkness
  • shadiness
  • shadows
  • umbra
  • umbrage
  • obscuration
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antonyms for shades

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  • light
  • lightness
  • brightness
  • gap
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How to use shades in a sentence

There were yet two mortal hours to get through, and the men of the party sought the cool shades of the vicarage garden.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It is necessary to have all the various shades of color in order to meet the demand for the various flavors desired.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Here was a light-blue pair; there were some lavender, some all black and various shades of tan and gray.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
No correspondence exhibits more careful attention, finer shades of meaning or more amiable pleasantries.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
They are in plain netting, and will require white, and five shades of scarlet wool.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Then net with the smallest mesh the two lightest shades, one row of each, and two rows of the other three shades.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Then graduate the shades back again to white, narrowing the first row of white with the larger mesh.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
He spoke as if he would conciliate the ghastly shades that moved restlessly up and down, when suddenlySanders, dont be a fool!
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The white shades were down, the doors between the rooms closed, they were altogether cozy and comfortable.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
He immediately locked the door, pulled down the window shades and then asked, "Now what is it?"
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
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WORDS RELATED TO SHADES

  • bifocals
  • cheaters
  • contact lenses
  • contacts
  • goggles
  • lorgnettes
  • monocles
  • pair of glasses
  • pince-nezes
  • reading glasses
  • shades
  • specs
  • spectacles
  • sunglasses
  • trifocals
  • bifocals
  • blinkers
  • cheaters
  • contact lenses
  • eyeglasses
  • four eyes
  • goggles
  • lorgnettes
  • pince-nezes
  • shades
  • specs
  • spectacles
  • trifocals
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