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Pink is my favorite color.
a light brown color
His hair is reddish in color.
Many fruits change color as they become ripe.
Potted plants add color to a room.
Are the pictures in black and white or in color?
A green scarf gave her outfit a splash of color.
I prefer wearing dark colors.
Mix the colors with your paintbrush.
Suddenly, the color drained from his cheeks.
She giggled nervously as color flooded her face.
Before you spend money on color or a perm, talk to your hairdresser.
examples chosen to add color to academic writing
The cheerleaders were wearing the high school colors, green and white.
Australia’s national colors
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