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white

white

 
pronunciation:
waIt [or] hwaIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the color of snow or salt; the lightest color.
 
antonyms:
black
definition 2: the white part of something.
The recipe called for six egg whites.
definition 3: a person who has light skin.
Martin Luther King, Jr. helped bring racial harmony between blacks and whites.
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: whiter, whitest
definition 1: having the color white.
She dreamed of riding a white horse.
antonyms:
black
definition 2: nearly the color white; pale.
Her face was white with shock after the accident.
similar words:
light
definition 3: having light or pale skin.
There are not many white families in my neighborhood.
similar words:
light
derivations: whitely (adv.), whiteness (n.)
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