Grammar Patterns

Colour words

The 'beige' group

These words indicate various shades of the basic colours.
The woman in blue obviously knew him and she'd introduced him to the woman in the beige coat: they'd shaken hands.
Newly-discovered mauve and magenta hues were all the rage for the mid-Victorians.
  • aqua
  • auburn
  • azure
  • beige
  • blonde
  • buff
  • carmine
  • cerise
  • crimson
  • dun
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • hazel
  • indigo
  • khaki
  • magenta
  • maroon
  • mauve
  • navy
  • puce
  • russet
  • scarlet
  • sepia
  • tan
  • taupe
  • tawny
  • ultramarine
  • umber
  • vermilion
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