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synonyms for tawny

  • beige
  • bronze
  • brown
  • dusky
  • olive
  • swarthy
  • tanned
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How to use tawny in a sentence

A nice aged tawny perhaps, though vin santo also comes to mind.
OLD-GUARD VINEYARDS TAKE TOP HONORS AT COMPETITIONS IN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA, SHOWCASING THE REGION’S BESTDAVE MCINTYREMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The bars of gold and light vibrated over the tawny waters, and darkness fell like a black sword, cutting the day from the night.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
That instant its tawny face scarred with black emerged from behind green leaves.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Here and there an oak stood, fully green, among the tawny reds and golds of a flaming woodland.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Underneath wisps of tawny hair, rather Mephistophelian, were clear-blue eyes, brilliant and sharp as a brigands.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Both men and women had long hair, ranging in color from black to tawny, and very clean and glistening.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
Your hair—you had lots of hair, all tawny—some of it was caught up by the branches, some of it hung over your eyes.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
His face is naked, and of a tawny colour; his eyes are of a chesnut, with black eyebrows.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
We hung and gently swung, apparently at the mercy of the tawny flood of old Missouri.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
His coat is commonly of a tawny grey colour, but sometimes black or white, and he varies in size according to the climate.
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WORDS RELATED TO TAWNY

  • chestnut
  • copper
  • hazel
  • henna
  • nut
  • russet
  • rust
  • tawny
  • titian
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