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  • n  a slight but appreciable amount
  • n  a pale or subdued color
  • v  affect as in thought or feeling
    The sadness tinged his life
  • v  color lightly
    her greying hair was tinged blond
    the leaves were tinged red in November

  • Those troops, as well as the leftist tinge of the Cuban-assisted revolution that overthrew Nicaraguan Strongman Anastasio Somoza, raised fears that the canal faced a remote .
  • But top-rank scientists charged that the foundation had a distinctly pro-Nazi tinge, that its subsidized sociological studies had served as a front for researches in "racism.
  • Without it, instant chocolate pudding would be greenish, artificially flavored grape soda would look blue, and cake mixes would have a lemony-green tinge.
News & Articles

  • NASCAR Pocono 400: Jimmie Johnson Storming Towards the Chase with a Vengeance
    Jimmie Johnson started 2013 with just a tinge of curmudgeon in his tone. He made it a point to note that Brad Keselowski , the guy who had beaten him to the title just a few months before, wasn't quite mature enough yet in the role as the sport's title holder. It wasn't a stern comment or even a slam of Keselowski as Johnson made clear during that media day appearance ahead of the Daytona 500 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Graeme Smith in Gulf Daily News
    We knew batting second under lights with that bit of green tinge in the wicket was going to be difficult,said Smith. "It was disappointing to go five down as quickly as we did."
  • Peter Molyneux in Xbox Circle
    In a recent interview, studio head Peter Molyneux said to possibly prepare for the game "maybe when the leaves have a slight brownish tinge - but are still on the trees."
  • Nicole Kidman in Ninemsn
    She looks like Keith ...... she's got a little bit of hair : it has a bit of a reddish tinge,Kidman said.

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