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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(ii) Specific Light
 
428. Color.
 
  
NOUN:COLOR or colour, hue, tint, tinct [archaic], tinction, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, chromatism or chromism, glow, flush; tone, key.
  pure -, positive -, primary -, primitive -, complementary- color; three primaries; spectrum, chromatic dispersion; broken -, secondary -, tertiary- color.
  local color, coloring, keeping, tone, value, aërial perspective.
  [SCIENCE OF COLOR] chromatics, spectrum analysis; chromatography, chromatology, chromatoscopy; chromatograph, chromatometer, chromatoscope, chromoscope, chromatrope, chromometer, colorimeter; prism, spectroscope, kaleidoscope.
  PIGMENT, coloring matter, paint, dye, wash, distemper, stain, chromogen; medium; mordant; oil paint (painting) [See Painting and Black and White].
  
VERB:COLOR or colour, dye, tinge, stain, tint, tinct [archaic], hue, tone, complexion [rare]; paint, wash, distemper, ingrain, grain, illuminate, emblazon, imbue; paint (fine art) [See Painting and Black and White].
  
ADJECTIVE:COLORED &c. v.; colorific, tingent [rare], tinctorial; chromatic, prismatic; full -, high -, rich -, deep- colored; double-dyed; polychromatic; chromatogenous; chromatophoric, chromatophorous; tingible.
  BRIGHT, vivid, intense, deep; fresh, unfaded; rich, gorgeous; bright-colored, gay.
  GAUDY, florid; garish; showy, flaunting; flashy; many-colored, party-colored or parti-colored, variegated; raw, crude; glaring, flaring; discordant, inharmonious.
  MELLOW, harmonious, pearly, sweet, delicate, subtle, tender.
  DULL, sad, somber or sombre, sad-colored, grave, gray, dark.

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