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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj.- Vivid in color.

Usage examples (27)
  • So that was how his artistic career began, a career that over the following years would lead him to produce paintings in practically pure colours (hence the adjective...
  • Sentir le bouc/le fauve smell like a billygoat/ wild animal
  • In managing the wild instincts of the scarce manageable "bête fauve," my powers would revel.
  • She smiles, hm, kind of has a nice fauvist quality to it, Canadian fauve … she nibbles a bit more croissant. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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