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He pulled a wicker chair into the shade.
I spent the afternoon reading under the shade of an umbrella.
We sat in the shade and ate our lunch.
The painter used different textures and shades to represent the seasons.
a brilliant shade of red
Look at all these kids’ games – shades of my childhood.
Portland’s metro really puts our public transportation system in the shade.
This is the American English definition of shade. View British English definition of shade.
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