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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Degree or gradations of light or brightness of color.

Usage examples (34)
  • Anyone who has ever felt blue, seen red, blacked out, or turned green knows we're prone to make emotional associations with different shades.
  • He was wearing a pair of mirrored shades
  • Noun : shades of night are falling. ,shades of the Inquisition. ,He was living in the shades. ,a shade of difference....
  • Verb (used with object) : to shade the eyes from a bright light. ,to shade a light to protect the eyes for more
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