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undertint

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌndətɪnt
 
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Definition of undertint in English:

noun

A subdued or delicate tint.
Example sentences
  • The details are empathized without affecting the undertints and the gradation of the colors.
  • Accentuate the important layer with a conspicuous colour and use various shades of grey or undertints for the others.
  • The only thing you are capable of noticing is that her eyes are a fascinating shade of green with undertints like sunrays caught in shallow water.

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