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tinged
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

2 uses
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Definition
with a slight amount

(If an amount of what is not clear from context, it is typically of color.)
  • Roses grew along the iron fence, and near the house towered a gigantic elm tree, perhaps older than the building itself, its green leaves tinged with the first yellows of autumn.
    p. 51.1
  • In a dull tone just tinged with anger, Sticky said, "I don't suppose there's anything worse than that place.
    p. 289.7

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