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having many colours
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  • Many of these works are made repulsive by their aspect of multicoloured crude and barbarous imagery.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • The morning was beautiful and fresh when we stood on the verandah, and the lagoon was like a sheet of multicoloured glass.

    The Trembling of a Leaf William Somerset Maugham
  • Away over the plain a dust cloud was moving, and behind it the multicoloured hides of a considerable herd of cattle.

  • Frank, the dog, became the proud but worried mother of five puppies, all multicoloured like himself.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
  • A one end of Granny's bureau stood a battery of multicoloured bottles.

    The Soul of a Child Edwin Bjorkman
  • The Germans call the British army "a multicoloured travelling circus."

  • Vivid, multicoloured scintillations and innumerable glittering stars flashed out and thronged the sky.

    Combed Out Fritz August Voigt
  • A feverish, multicoloured crowd jostles about the long green cloths.

    Tartarin de Tarascon Alphonse Daudet
  • I received the impression of a life intense and brutal, savage, multicoloured, and vivacious.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • Decorated with multicoloured palm-leaf frieze; this was the funerary stela of Teta-ky.

    Five Years' Explorations at Thebes George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Carnarvon

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