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colored

kuh lerd

  • n  a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
  • v  add color to
    The child colored the drawings
    Fall colored the trees
  • v  affect as in thought or feeling
  • v  modify or bias
  • v  decorate with colors
  • v  give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
  • v  change color, often in an undesired manner
    The shirts discolored
  • a  having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored crepe paper
    amber-colored heads of grain
  • s  having skin rich in melanin pigments
  • s  favoring one person or side over another
  • s  (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
News & Articles

  • Scientists worry over dwindling tri-colored blackbird population in California
    WILLIAMS – The use of pesticides and other farming practices are causing a dramatic decline in the population of what was once one of the state's most populous bird species: the tricolored blackbird.
    June 21, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee
  • Sunglass choices largely colored by their lenses
    NEW YORK (AP) — Is seeing life through rose-colored sunglasses right for you? It might be if you're a fan of early-morning bike rides, if you're a commuter at dusk or you happen to live in a largely overcast climate.
    June 20, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Political 'facts' colored by partisanship
    People's version of facts is colored by their partisanship - and they'll tout that version even if they know it may not be accurate, according to a study by researchers at UC San Diego and Yale University.
    June 19, 2013 - Orange County Register
Quotes

  • Lindsay Lohan in International Herald Tribune
    Describing her experience on Election Day, Lohan said: "It was really exciting. It's an amazing feeling. It's our first colored president."
  • Dawn Primarolo in Reuters
    Protecting children from smoking is a government priority and taking away temptation is one way to do this,Public Health Minister Dawn Primarolo said on Saturday. "If banning brightly colored packets, removing cigarettes from display and...

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