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noun [uncountable]
vividness noun [uncountable]General words used to describe colors: ablaze, bleached, bold, brash, bright, chintzy, clean, cold, color-coded, coloredThe quality of being clear and easy to understand: clarity, intelligibility, explicitness, straightforwardness, vividness, conciseness

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