(Adjectives). Opaque, turbid, thick, muddy, opacous, obfuscated, fuliginous, cloudy, hazy, misty, foggy, impervious to light.
(Adjectives). Semitransparent, opalescent, gauzy, pearly, milky.
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Pure or positive colour: primary colour.
Broken colour: secondary, tertiary colour.
Science of colour: Chromatics.
A pigment, colouring matter, paint, dye, wash, stain, distemper, mordant.
(Verbs). To colour, dye, tinge, stain, tinct, tincture, paint, wash, illuminate, blazon, emblazon, bedizen, imbue, distemper.
(Adjectives). Coloured, colorific, chromatic, prismatic, full-coloured, lush, dyed; tinctorial.
Bright, vivid, florid, fresh, high - coloured, unfaded, gay, showy, gaudy, garish, flaunting, vivid, gorgeous, glaring, flaring, flashy, raw, intense, double-dyed, loud, noisy.
Mellow, harmonious, pearly.
Achromatism (Substantives), decoloration, discoloration, paleness, pallidity, pallidness, etiolation, anèmia, chlorosis, albinism, neutral tint, colourlessness.
A spot, blot, etc. 848.
(Verbs). To lose colour, to fade, fly, become colourless.
To deprive of colour, discolour, bleach, tarnish, decolour, decolorate, decolorise, achromatise.
(Adjectives). Colourless, uncoloured, untinged, untinctured, achromatic, aplanatic, hueless, undyed, pale, pallid, pale-faced, pasty, etiolated, anèmic, chlorotic, faint, faded, dull, cold, muddy, wan, sallow, dead, dingy, ashy, ashen, cadaverous, glassy, lack-lustre, tarnished, bleached, discoloured, mat.
(Phrases). Pale as death, as ashes, as a witch, as a ghost, as a corpse.
Snow, paper, chalk, milk, lily, sheet, ivory, silver, alabaster.
(Verbs). To be white, etc.
To render white, whiten, bleach, whitewash, blanch, etiolate.
(Adjectives). White, milk-white, snow-white, cream-coloured, chalky, hoary, hoar, silvery, argent, pearly, fair, blonde, etiolated, albescent.
(Phrases). White as the driven snow; white as a sheet.
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