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colour scheme

noun
  1. a planned combination or juxtaposition of colours, as in interior decorating
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  • "That's it, that's the word: colour-scheme," said Mr. Carville.

    Aliens

    William McFee

  • Their sculptures, enamels, colour-scheme were of another bias.

  • The colour-scheme was golden brown on a background of pure white.

    Bunker Bean</p>

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Mrs. Drelmer glanced up again at the colour-scheme of heliotrope seated in a victoria upholstered in tan brocade.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • A deep ultramarine, shading up into a soft purple hue, blends in a colour-scheme with the lilac plateau.


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