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colour scheme

noun
1.
a planned combination or juxtaposition of colours, as in interior decorating
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  • If we get our colour scheme right everything else will follow.

    The Indifference of Juliet Grace S. Richmond
  • The flowers standing about everywhere blended into the colour scheme.

    The Socialist Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Well, candidly I think Pauline's too fair for that colour scheme, don't you?

    Guy and Pauline Compton Mackenzie
  • There's a colour scheme for you, Beatrice; you can think of it in your next study.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
  • Margaret had duly considered the colour scheme in her choice of a gown.

    The Butterfly House Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • An artist, in Uncle Peter's place, might have fancied that the colour scheme of the apartment cried out for a bit of warmth.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • Blackberry juice now stained her chin, enriching a colour scheme already made notable by dye from the candy.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
  • But the colour scheme, bizarre as it was, always looked to my mind and the minds of other persons altogether enchanting.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • An original repetition of this portrait, with a marked variation in the colour scheme, is in the Museum at Nantes.

    Queens of the French Stage H. Noel Williams
  • See how Nature harmoniously groups her colour scheme, with a master hand ensuring that nothing shall clash or be inappropriate.

    Spirit and Music H. Ernest Hunt

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