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without light

dark, dusky, unlighted, unilluminated, unlit, obscure, tenebrous, stygian, caliginous, fuliginous, sunless

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having or showing forth little light

dim, dingy, murky, darkish, shadowy, shady, gloomy, umbral, umbrageous

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giving forth light

shining, beaming, bright, illuminated, illumined, luminous, irradiated, radiant, lucent, lustrous, luminiferous

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very bright

brilliant, glaring, blazing, blinding, refulgent, effulgent

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lighted

lit, lit up, alight, aglow, irradiated

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sparking

glittering, scintillating, coruscating, twinkling

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sparkling or shining in a subdued way

shimmering, shimmery

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giving off reflected light

glinting, gleaming

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shining with reflected light

glistening

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flashing

fulgurant, fulgurating

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flashing occasionally or fitfully

winking

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flashing regularly

blinking, stroboscopic

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flashing weakly or going out

fluttering, guttering, sputtering

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showing deflected light rays or distortion of image

refracted, refractive

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burning unsteadily or suddenly

flaring, blazing

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giving off flame-like light

flickering, wavering, lambent

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flame-coloured

flammeous

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glowing or luminescent with absorbed radiation in a continuing way

phosphorescent

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glowing or luminescent with electromagnetic radiation

fluorescent

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visible or glowing at night

noctilucent

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glowing whitely with light or intense heat

incandescent

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giving off a reddish or golden glow

rutilant

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having a milky or cloudy iridescence (like an opal)

opalescent, opaline

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having a pearly iridescence (like a pearl)

nacreous, pearlescent

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transparent

sheer

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solid // not transparent

not transparent, untransparent, nontransparent, opaque, adiaphanous, impervious

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admitting the passage of (or letting show through) light

transluent, diaphanous, pellucid, sheer

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transparent in water or when wet

hydrophanous

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without colour

colourless, hueless, achromatic, achromic, untinged

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coloured

colourful, hued, toned, painted, chromatic, pigmented, tinctured (dyed or stained)

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slightly or weakly coloured

tinged, tinted, tinctured

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having one colour or hue

monochrome, monochromatic, monochromous, monochromic, monotone

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having many colours

many-coloured, multicoloured, parti-coloured, variegated, motley, varicoloured, versicolour, versicoloured, polychormatic, polychrome, polychromic kaleidoscopic, prismatic

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rainbow-like

iridescent, iridian

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changeable in or showing a shift or play colour

iridescent

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highly or brilliant coloured

prismatic

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having altered or poor coloration

discoloured

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useful colour modifiers

antique, bleached out, bled, bright, brilliant, burnt, clashing, cool, dark, Day-glo (fluorescent in daylight), dazzling, deep, discordant, drab, dull, dun, dusky, dusty, electric, faded, faint, fluorescent, garish, gaudy, gay, glowing, hot, light, lustrous, medium, mellow, metallic, moderate, muted, neon, pale, pastel, phosphorescent, pure, riot (of), slate, smoky, soft, streaky, strong, vibrant, vivid, warm, washed-out

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Snow White

snowy, niveous

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white as chalk

chalk white, cretaceous, chalky

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white as milk

milky white

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white as a lily

lily white

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bleached out white

blanched, etiolated

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not quite pure white, slightly grayish

off-white (ex. oyster, cream, eggshell)

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thinly or translucently white

bone white

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bluish white

alabaster

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yellowish white

eggshell, cream, ivory, bone

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grayish white

oyster, platinum, tattletale gray

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silvery white

argent

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bluish white

pearl

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bright or vivid red

crimson, scarlet, vermilion, vermeil, cardinal, carmine, geranium, cinnabar, apple red, tomato, lobster red, fire-engine red, fiery

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dark red

wine, wine red, maroon, ruby, cranberry, garnet, currant

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moderate red

cherry, cerise, blood red

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brownish red

burgundy

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organish red

poppy

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grayish or buish red

strawberry

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purplish red

raspberry, magenta, grape, raisin, claret

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brick red

lateritious

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rust red

rufous, ferruginous

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pink

rose, salmon, carnation

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yellowish pink

seashell, coral, flesh-coloured, peach

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whitish-to-yellowish pink

shell

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deep pink

melon

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vivid or glowing pink

hot pink, shocking pink

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reddish orange

tangerine, carrot

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brownish orange

terra-cotta, Titian, tawny

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bright or vivid yellow

goldenrod, daffodil

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light yellow

canary

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pale yellow

straw yellow, flaxen, primrose, ocher

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orange yellow

champagne

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moderate yellow

brass

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greenish yellow

citron, lemon, mustard, lime

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grayish yellow

amber, buff, gold

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pinkish yellow

apricot, peach

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bright or vivid green

emerald, smaragdine

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clear light green

apple green

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bluish green

aquamarine, turquoise, jade

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yellowish green

Kelly green, leek green, hunter green, Nile green, absinthe green, pistachio, verigris, pea green, grass green, sea green, verdant green, leaf green, malachite, moss green

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dull yellow green

ocher green, olive

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deep olive

loden green

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grayish green

greyish olive

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greyish olive

olive drab

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brilliant yellow green

chartreuse

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dark green

forest green, evergreen, bottle green, marine green

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greyish olive

sage green

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greyish yellow green

celadon green

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blackish green

avocado

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bright or vivid blue

ultramarine

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pale blue

baby blue, sky blue, aquamarine, powder blue, Persian blue, Wedgwood blue, sky blue, cerulean, azure, lapis lazuli

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greenish blue

turquoise, peacock blue, cobalt, Prussian blue, aqua, teal, china blue, Nile blue

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purplish blue

sapphire, moonstone blue, gentian, hyacinth, violet, marine

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deep blue

royal blue

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reddish blue

violet

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greyish blue

Dresden blue, shadow blue, delft blue, robin's egg, steel blue, Copenhagen blue, electric blue (or electric green), indigo

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violet blue

periwinkle

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light purple

orchid

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pale purple

lavender

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moderate purple

lilac, amethyst

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reddish lavender

heliotrope

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reddish purple

fuchsia, raspberry, plum

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bluish purple

mauve

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brownish purple

puce

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dark purple

aubergine, eggplant

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brown or brownish colours in general

earth tones

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bright or vivid brown

cafe au lait

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light or yellowish brown

tan, khaki, beige, fawn, caramel, sienna (raw sienna), fox, bistre, camel, ecru

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golden brown

butterscotch

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yellowish brown

ginger

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reddish brown

mahogany, umber, chestnut, bay, cinnamon, henna, russet, copper, sienna (burnt sienna), walnut, oxblood, roan, rosewood

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moderate brown

auburn, coffee, cocoa, saddle tan, saddle brown

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greyish brown

nutmeg, sepia

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metallic or greenish brown

bronze

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mottled brown and yellow

toroiseshell

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dark brown

chocolate, nut brown

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pale grey

ash grey

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moderate grey

platinum

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bluish grey

smoke, battleship grey, steel grey, slate, Wedgwood blue, pearl

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purplish grey

gunmetal grey, dove, zinc

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brownish grey

smoke, mouse grey, taupe, fuscous, dun

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yellowish gray

sand

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dark grey

field grey, charcoal grey

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black

ebony, ebon, sable, jet, onyx, ink black, coal black, anthracite

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purplish black

sooty black