Jet, ink, ebony, coal, pitch, charcoal, soot, sloe, smut, raven, negro, nigger, blackamoor.
(Verbs). To be black, etc.
To render black, to blacken, nigrify, denigrate, blot, blotch.
(Adjectives). Black, sable, swarthy, swart, sombre, inky, ebon, livid, coal-black, fuliginous, dingy, dusky, Ethiopic, nocturnal, nigrescent.
(Phrases). Black as my hat; black as a crow; black as thunder.
(Phrases). Brown as a berry, as mahogany, as a gipsy.
(Verbs). To render brown, to tan, bronze, etc.
(Adjectives). Brown, etc., brindled, brindle, sallow, foxy, bronzed, sunburnt, tanned.
(Verbs). To become red, to blush, flush, mantle, redden, colour, incarnadine.
To render red, redden, rouge, rubefy, rubricate.
(Adjectives). Red, ruby, crimson, pink, etc., ruddy, rufous, florid, rosy, roseate, auroral, rose-coloured, blushing, mantling, etc., erubescent, blowzy, rubicund, stammel, blood-red, ensanguined, rubiform, cardinal, cerise, sang-de-buf, murrey, carroty, sorrel, brick-coloured, lateritic.
(Phrases). Red as fire, as blood, as scarlet, as a turkey-cock, as a cherry.
Emerald, jasper, verd-antique, verdigris, beryl, aquamarine.
(Adjectives). Green, verdant, pea - green, grass - green, apple-green, sea-green, turquoise-green, olive- green, bottle-green, glaucous, virescent, èruginous.
(Phrase). Green as grass.
(Adjectives). Yellow, citron, gold, golden, aureate, citrine, fallow, fulvous, saffron, croceate, lemon, sulphur, amber, straw-coloured, sandy, lurid, Claude-tint, luteous, primrose-coloured, cream-coloured, buff, chrome.
(Phrases). Yellow as a quince, as a guinea, as a crow's foot.
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