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tinge

tinge

 
 
pronunciation:
tInj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tinged, tingeing, tinges
definition 1: to give a slight color to.
The sky was tinged orange by the setting sun.
 
synonyms:
color
similar words:
dye, stain, tint
definition 2: to leave a trace on; slightly affect.
Sorrow tinged his voice.
similar words:
color, touch
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a trace of color; tint.
That cheese is old and has a green tinge.
synonyms:
trace
similar words:
cast, color, hint, suggestion, suspicion, touch
definition 2: a slight trace.
We noticed a tinge of mystery in her smile.
synonyms:
suggestion, touch, trace
similar words:
note, suspicion
derivation: tinged (adj.)
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