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COLOR

Red

Assoc with “stop” in traffic signals; “love” and “heart” on Valentine’s Day; Christmas color; passion, anger; blood and death; color of bullfighter’s X; fire; wine

 

Aflame

Blood-red

Burgundy

Burnt

Burnt Red

Burnt Sienna

Candy Apple

Cardinal

Carmine

Chartreuse

Cherry

Chinese

Cinnabar

Cotton Candy

Cramoisy

Cranberry

Crimson

Currant

Damask

Ferruginous

Fiery

Fire

Fire Engine

Flushed

Garnet

Geranium

Grape

Holly Berry

Incarnadine

Lateritious

Lobster

Lurid

Magenta

Mahogany

Maroon

Radish

Raspberry

Red Pepper

Rose

Rouge

Ruby Red

Russet

Sanguineous

Sangria

Scarlet

Scorched

Stop Sign

Strawberry

Sunburned

Titian

Tomato

Valentine

Vermillion

Vinous

Wine


 

VARIATIONS OF RED:

 

Purple  (Red and Blue)

Royalty; assoc with Easter and God in Christianity

 

Claret

Cornflower

Eggplant

Fuchsia

Grape

Heliotrope

Indigo

Iris

Lavender

Lilac

Magenta

Orchid

Pansies

Periwinkle

Plum

Puce (brown purple)

Purple

Thistle

Violet


 

Pink

Pastel assoc with Easter;

 

Ballerina

Apricot

Azalea

Bubble-gum

Carnation

Cerise

Coral

Cotton–candy

Flamingo

Flesh

Fuchsia

Grapefruit

Ham

Hot Pink

Magenta

Mauve

Orchid

Pale

Rose

Salmon

Seashell

Shell


 

Red-Violet

Amethyst

Fuchsia

Mauve

Raspberry


 

Orange

Assoc with Halloween pumpkins; color used on vests of hunters and construction workers to alert others;

 

Adobe

Amber

Apricot

Baseball Field

Brick

Brick-red

Burnished

Burnt

Cantaloupe

Carrot

Clay

Coral

Coral

Curry

Flaming

Fluorescent

Macaroni and Cheese

Mango

Marigold

Melon

Monarch

Nuclear

Orange

Oriole

Peach

Pomegranate

Poppy

Pumpkin

Russet

Rust

Salmon

Sherbet

Sunrise

Sunset

Tangerine

Tawny

Terra Cotta

Terra Cotta

Tomato

Turmeric

Turn Signal

Umber

Yam


 

Yellow

Sym of “caution” in traffic signs and signals; Pastel assoc with Easter; the sun; jealousy

 

Banana

Butter

Buttercups

Butterscotch

Canary

Cheese

Citreous

Citron

Crayon

Daffodil

Daisy

Flavescent

Fulvous

Gold

Goldenrod

Grapefruit

Honey

Jasmine

Jaundice

Lemon

Maize

Margarita

Mustard

Ocher (yellow brown)

Pineapple

Primrose

School bus

Squash

Straw

Sulfur

Sunflower

Sunglow

Sunset

Topaz (dark yellow)

Yellow

Yolk


 

 

VARIATIONS OF YELLOW:

 

Yellow-Orange

Amber

Dandelion

Peach

Saffron

Sunrise

Sunset

Tangerine

Wallflower (yellow red)


 

Light Yellow

Apricot

Beige

Butter

Corn

Cream

Flax

Ivory

Khaki

Lemon Chiffon

Light

Manila

Oatmeal


 

Green

Sym of “luck” in Ireland; “heaven” to Muslims; “go” in traffic signals; environment; money; envy; Christmas color; life, fertility and growth

 

Apple

Aquamarine

Artichoke

Asparagus

Caribbean

Celadon

Celery

Emerald

Fern

Fluorescent

Granny Smith

Grape

Grass

Jade

Jungle

Kelly

Kiwi

Leaf

Leprechaun

Lime

Loden

Malachite

Marine

Mist

Peridot

Pickle

Pistachio

Puke Green

Sage

Sea Foam

Sea Green

Shamrock

Turtle

Viridian


 

VARIATIONS OF GREEN:

 

Dark green

Avocado

Broccoli

Evergreen

Fern

Forest

Hunter

Ivy

Leek

Moss

Olive

Pea Green

Sulfur

Zucchini


 

Yellow-Green

Chartreuse

Citrine

Granny Smith Apple

Key Lime

Lime

Pear


Blue

A calming color, assoc with water and sky; also cold in winter months; blue eyes;

 

Admiral

Aquamarine

Azul

Azure

Blue Berry

Blue Bonnet

Blue Jay

Bluebell

Cadet Blue

Celeste

Cerulean

Cobalt

Cyan

Electric

Forget-Me-Not

Hyacinth

Hyacinthine

Iceberg

Indigo

Lapis

Light

Midnight

Moon

Mulberry

Navy

Peacock

Periwinkle

Persian

Powder

Prussian

Regatta

Royal

Sapphire
Sea
foam

Sky

Ultramarine


 

VARIATIONS OF BLUE:

 

Blue-Violet

Cornflower

Heliotrope

Violet

Periwinkle

Lilac


 

Blue-Green

Aqua

Aquamarine

Teal

Turquoise


 

Brown

Assoc with months in the fall and the earth

 

Acorn

Adobe

Aeneous

Auburn

Brick

Buff

Butterscotch

Chocolate

Cinnamon

Clay

Copper

Dirt

Fuscous

Infuscate

Muddy

Nugget

Nutmeg

Oak

Peanut butter

Penny

Rosewood

Russet

Sepia

Sorrel

Suede

Terra Cotta (Red brown)

Umber (brown red)

Walnut

Willowish


 

VARIATIONS OF BROWN:

 

Light Brown

 Beige

Camel

Cappuccino

Caramel

Champagne

Cork

Ecru

Fawn

Flesh

Khaki

Nankeen

Oat

Straw

Tan

Taupe (brown grey)

Tawny (brown yellow)

Tuscan

Wheat


 

Dark Brown

 Burnet

Chestnut

Cocoa

Coffee

Deep Brown

Ginger

Henna

Leather

Mahogany

Root Bear

Saddle

Sienna

Tumbleweed


  

White

Assoc with purity, brides; also surrender in war; snow; milk; clouds; dove and salvation;

 

Alabaster

Argent (silver-white)

Ashen

Blanched

Bleached

Blonde

Bone

Chalk (Cretaceous)

Coconut

Cream

Daisy

Easter Lily

Eggshell

Fair

Flaxen

Gardenia

Ghost

Icing

Ivory (Eburnean)

Lily

Magnolia

Milky

Moonstone

Off-white

Oyster

Pale

Pallid

Pasty

Pearl

Rice

Sand

Snow

Virgin

Wan

Whey


 

Black

Assoc with mourning or death; a Halloween color and assoc with witchcraft; strength and power; “Black Tuesday”; sin

 

Albatross

Black

Blackbird

Coal

Crow

Ebony

Ink

Iron

Jet

Magpie

Melanic

Midnight

Mockingbird

morel

Oil

Onyx

Pepper

Pitch

Raven

Sable

Shiny

Soiled

Sooty

Stygian

Tar


 

Grey

Ashes

 

Cement

Cesious (blue-grey)

Charcoal

Cinereous (ash-grey)

Cloud

Dove

Dull

Dun

Elephant

Flag Pole

Greige (grey-beige)

Gridelin (violet-grey)

Griseous (pearl-blue-grey)

Gunmetal

Isabelline (grey-yellow)

Lovat (grey-green)

Misty

Pearl

Pebble

Pewter

Sand

Sardine

Silver

Smoke

Smoke

Steel

Stormy

Taupe

Taupe

Wet

Zinc


Light Reflection

 

Metallic

Aeneous (shining bronze)

Aurulent (gold)

Brass

Bronze

Chrysochlorous (green-gold)

Copper (gold)

Ferruginous (rust-iron)

Gold (yellow & white)

Lead (silver)

Or (yellow)

Penny

Platinum (silver)

Plumbeous (lead)

Silver (grey)

Steel (silver)

 

Metallic Qualities

Beam

Bright

Brilliant

Burnish

Clean

Dazzle

Dull

Flash

Gleam

Glossy

Glow

Illuminate

Matte

radiate

Sharp

Shimmer

Shine

Sparkle

Twinkle

Vivid


 

Without Color

 Achromatic

Clear

Cloudy

Colorless

Crystal-clear

Diaphanous

Dull

Drab

Faded

Gloomy

Impervious

Limpid

Lucid

Neutral

Opaque

Pale

Pallid

Pellucid

Reflected

See-through

Sheer

Translucent

Transparent


 

With Light

 Afterglow

Beaming

Bright

Brilliant

Daylight

Flaming

Glowing

Illuminated

Lucent

Luminous

Lustrous

Mesmerizing

Mirror

Moonlight

Radiant

Shining

Sunny

Twilight

 

Without Light

Bleak

Cloudy

Dark

Darkish

Depressing

Dim

Dingy

Dismal

Drab

Dull

Dusky

Faint

Gloomy

Grim

Muddy

Murky

Obscure

Overshadowed

Shady

Sinister

Stygian

Sullen

Tenebrous

Un-illuminated

Unlighted

Vague

 

Multicolor and Patterns

 

Multi-Color

“Mystique”

Diamond

Dull

Iridescent

Iridian

Marble

Opal

Pearlescent

Rainbow

Sparkle

Speckled

Striped

Tiger’s Eye

Topaz

Tortoiseshell

Variegated


 

Coloration

Antique

Bleached-out

Bled

Bright

Brilliant

Burnt

Clashing

Cool

Cracked

Dark

Day-Glo

Dazzling

Deep

Discolored

Drab

Dull

Dun

Dusky

Dusty

Electric

Faded Jeans

Faint

Fluorescent

Garish

Gaudy

Gay

Glowing

Hot

Jewel

Light

Lustrous

Medium

Mellow

Metallic

Moderate

Muted

Neon

Pale

Pastel

Plain

Pure

Ringed

Shades

Shimmering

Slate

Smoky

Soft Spotted

Streaky

Striped

Strong

Subdued

Tinged

Tinted

Tipped

Vibrant

Vivid

Warm

Washed-out


 

Patterns

Argyle

Checkerboard

Floral

Flowery

Leopard

Marble

Paisley

Pinstripe

Polka Dot

Seersucker

Speckle

Spiral

Stripe

Toile

Tie-dye

Weave

Zigzag


 


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