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Word: hue

Definition: color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue


Sentences Containing 'hue'

(Her version was also released in the US and the United Kingdom credited to "Miss Hue Lee").
And from that pallor of the dead, we borrow the expressive hue of the shroud in which we wrap them.
And they were also commanded that it should also be held by them sacred; those grains or shells of the pale hue to be emblematic of peace, while those of the darker hue would lead to evil and war.
And when they run over a man that is walking in his sleep, a supernumerary sleeper in the wrong position, and wake him up, they suddenly stop the cars, and make a hue and cry about it, as if this were an exception.
Arrived at this last hue, it changed no more.
But blanched to a corpse's hue with despair, the Mate had stolen away.
During the period from March 8 to March 13, there were clashes in Truoi in southern Hue, Mai Linh, Mo Tau, Thien Phuoc, and Quang Ngai.
Even then it had commenced to rise and fall, and had clarified its waters and colored them of the hue they now wear, and obtained a patent of Heaven to be the only Walden Pond in the world and distiller of celestial dews.
He also determined that ions in the ionosphere's F layer were what caused luminescence of the night sky, giving it a dusty hue rather than pitch black.
He has no fins on his back (most other porpoises have), he has a lovely tail, and sentimental Indian eyes of a hazel hue.
He is best known for his roles in 'Madari', 'Bahut Din Hue', 'Suvarn Sundari', 'Nishan', 'Magic Carpet', 'Chor Chor', Chor Ho To Aisa'.
He was, in fact, in the unhappy position of the victim marked for sacrifice; the finger of God once pointed at him, every one was prepared to raise the hue and cry.
His pallor was so peculiar, that it seemed to pertain to one who had been long entombed, and who was incapable of resuming the healthy glow and hue of life.
His wife Celine directly accused Jeanne of complicity and Jeanne took an extended trip to Switzerland until the hue and cry had died down.
However, the present English pronunciation is influenced by the Norman variant form "Hue" ([hy:, now only surname mainly from Normandy.
If unbleached muslin is used, the moist strip loses its natural yellowish hue and becomes a clear, pure white.
In 1951 she married Harry Fowler, another actor from the cast of "Hue and Cry".
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.
It has the same stony shore, and its waters are of the same hue.
It is not necessarily the same hue which painters or chemists (such as George Field) understood as "red", because their experience was centered on pigments, not beams of light.
It is the presence of the gelatin that gives plates a yellowish hue.
Monte Cristo went to a secretary, opened a drawer by a spring, from which he took a paper which had lost its original color, and the ink of which had become of a rusty hue this he placed in the hands of Mercedes.
Nor, in some things, does the common, hereditary experience of all mankind fail to bear witness to the supernaturalism of this hue.
Red can vary in hue from orange-red to violet-red, and for each hue there are a wide variety of shades and tints, from very light pink to dark burgundy.
said the old father of the bride groom, as he carried to his lips a glass of wine of the hue and brightness of the topaz, and which had just been placed before Mercedes herself.
She was very beautiful, but her usual pallor had increased; her eyes were more brilliant than ever, and her hands, which were generally white like mother of pearl, now more resembled wax, to which time was adding a yellowish hue.
The adult has a white underside, sometimes with fine blackish stripes; its upperparts are dark grey with a blackish, brownish or bluish hue.
The aggregate algorithm outcome is a set of measurements that is far superior to any human sensitivity to intensity or luminance and color hue, while at the same time improving test consistency from eyeball to eyeball.
The Alagoas Curassow measures a length of approximately . Feathers covering its body are black and glossy, with a blue-purple hue to it (BirdLife International 2013).
The black-brown lesions are called telia and give a blackish hue to the top of the plants.
The body colour is bright green, which may have a blue hue.
The face of the child changes from its normal healthy hue to a brilliant red and then to ghastly shades.
The female is distinguished by a reddish-cinnamon hue to the upper- and underwing secondaries and is considerably larger than the male.
The globe of the lamp appeared of a reddish hue, and the flame, brightening before it expired, threw out the last flickerings which in an inanimate object have been so often compared with the convulsions of a human creature in its final agonies.
The light hue is thought to be an indication of recent formation, at least in lunar geological terms.
The moon shining through the open blinds made the lamp appear to burn paler, and cast a sepulchral hue over the whole scene.
The NBP ware is made of finely levigated alluvial clay, which when seen in section is usually of a grey and sometimes of a red hue.
The night gradually drew on, and the foliage in the garden assumed a deeper hue.
The Parian's main rival in antiquity was Pentelic marble, which is also flawless white, albeit with a uniform, faint yellow tint that makes it shine with a golden hue under sunlight.
The peeled white body of the beheaded whale flashes like a marble sepulchre; though changed in hue, it has not perceptibly lost anything in bulk.
The sediments are deposited in very fine layers, a dark layer during the growing season and a light-hue inorganic layer in the dry season.
The stem is concolourous with the cap, but sometimes is a little paler or with a yellowish hue.
The two most popular colors for growlers are amber (a brownish hue) or clear (often referred to as "flint").
This day it being a market day and people passing by, They saw this woman's dreadful deed and raised a hue and cry.
This young fellow's healthy cheek is like a sun-toasted pear in hue, and would seem to smell almost as musky; he cannot have been three days landed from his Indian voyage.
Vespaiola grapes ripen to high sugar levels and are used to produce sweet wines with a characteristic golden hue.
Vice and disease, which cast such a sombre moral hue over the world, seemed to have hardly any existance for him.
Yao Lee (), also credited as Yao Li, Yiu Lei and Miss Hue Lee, is a Chinese singer active from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Yes, you are at once from Provence and Spain; that explains, if the portrait you showed me be like, the dark hue I so much admired on the visage of the noble Catalan.''
You might easily dent it with your thumb; it is of a hue between yellow and ash colour.

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