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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.
an eye shade
The painter used different textures and shades to represent the seasons.
a brilliant shade of red
All shades of political opinion were represented.
Look at all these kids’ games – shades of my childhood.
A shade less than 50 per cent approve of the idea.
Hopefully my post didn't look like I was trying to throw shade or something.
Anyone who throws shade at another chick by comparing her to Justin Bieber is more than alright in my book.