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shade

noun: relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body; "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"

noun: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"

noun: protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

noun: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

noun: a position of relative inferiority; "an achievement that puts everything else in the shade"; "his brother's success left him in the shade"

noun: a slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"

noun: a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

noun: a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)

verb: cast a shadow over

verb: represent the effect of shade or shadow on

verb: protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"

verb: vary slightly; "shade the meaning"

verb: pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"


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shade

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 9

Words with Friends value: 8

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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