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Example sentences from the Web for pastel
The pastel outdoor furnishings look like leftovers from a closed nursery school, while inside collared shirts seem overdressed.Adventures in Miami’s Coolest South Beach Alternative|The Daily Beast|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thorns support is for everyone, and there are no pastel colors or condescending cursive.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also: pastel pink-and-lavender paint jobs, festooned with hearts and flowers.
A pastel poster showing a light switch; above the switch is written: “A simple choice: War?”
This arena broke apart like a huge Ming bowl, done in pastel shades.
No etchings were made, though we believe he did a water-colour or pastel.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
It is a pastel of a typical Revolutionary personage, who bore the not very attractive name of Charles Cochon.France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert
The buildings were low and attractively designed, impressive in spite of their softly blended spectrum of pastel colors.At the Post|Horace Leonard Gold
Their pastel colors blended with one another to form a horizontal rainbow extending into the measureless distance.Made in Tanganyika|Carl Richard Jacobi
Through the little mirror immediately below the pastel Flamby studied Paul covertly.The Orchard of Tears|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for pastel
- a substance made of ground pigment bound with gum, used for making sticks for drawing
- a crayon of this
- a drawing done in such crayons