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colorific

[kuhl-uh-rif-ik] /ˌkʌl əˈrɪf ɪk/
adjective
1.
producing or imparting color.
2.
pertaining to color.
Origin of colorific
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80; color + -i- + -fic
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  • The Cenci is “a vulgar vocabulary of rottenness and reptilism” in an “odiferous, colorific and daisy-enamoured style.”

  • And the hundred tints of this verdure do not form the only colorific charms of the landscape.

  • Without this colorific value of words, we could express little more by speech than by the symbols of algebra.

    Seaward Richard Hovey
British Dictionary definitions for colorific

colorific

/ˌkʌləˈrɪfɪk/
adjective
1.
producing, imparting, or relating to colour
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