Origin of sepia
OTHER WORDS FROM sepiase·pi·a·like, adjectivese·pic [see-pik, sep-ik], /ˈsi pɪk, ˈsɛp ɪk/, adjective
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How to use sepia in a sentence
A garnish isn’t required, but some chopped scallions, scattered on top, takes dinner from sepia to special.The food critic gets critiqued: What Tom Sietsema learned in a year of pandemic home cooking|Tom Sietsema|July 14, 2021|Washington Post
A sepia photo shows him as a young boy, head in his hands, with a large book open at a bar table.
Painting Moominvalley in sepia to save print costs in The Great Flood, Jansson somehow makes it a riot of imagined color.
Each of those women had a sepia photograph on the mantelpiece, of a young man in uniform.
Both play within a relatively constrained color palette rich in sepia yellow, with strategic daubs of sky blue and red.
With a book about Jane Franklin and her life of letters to her brother Benjamin, sepia yellow connotes yellowing papers.
We were, apparently, a beacon in that sepia waste where modern undersea monsters were lurking.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
Four, five or six eggs are laid; these are of a pale greenish-blue hue, speckled or flaked with sepia markings.A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar
Fanning the bills out like a hand of cards he stared at their sepia and gold faces, trying to get the reality through his head.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
Aquatint, a method of etching on copper by which a beautiful effect is produced, resembling a fine drawing in sepia or Indian ink.
Whistler showed him "several examples done with the brush in sepia, in old French or Spanish styles," whatever this may mean.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell