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How to use yellows in a sentence
There were bright greens, yellows, oranges, and reds -- all marching down the runway.Ralph Lauren Spring Summer 2014: Black, White, and Bright | Isabel Wilkinson | September 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “Asianmaker” slants the eyes, adds a rice paddy hat and a Fu Manchu mustache, and even yellows the skin.
If you hurry, you'll still find sun-kissed yellows, rusty reds, and an orange so piquant you'll want a bite out of it.
Lawrence Osborne on the tragedy and surreal beauty of the political battle between the opposing yellows and Reds.
Underneath them, a great rug in the center transformed the floor with the heavy faded yellows and greens of its rich softness.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
On the whole, the palette cannot be considered so well furnished with reds as with yellows.Field's Chromatography | George Field
It was her delight to emphasize her splendid figure by draping it in brilliant reds and yellows.Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
The paler yellows change more easily, but rarely pass to anything but white.
The whites are very pure in the general envelope of some species of Ichneumonid, and yellows often very brilliant.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for yellows
any of various fungal or viral diseases of plants, characterized by yellowish discoloration and stunting
vet science another name for jaundice
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Scientific definitions for yellows
Any of various plant diseases characterized by yellowish discoloration and often by wilting, deformation, and stunted growth. Yellows may be caused by phytoplasmas, by ascomycete fungi of the genus Fusarium, or by a virus, especially of the genus Chlorogenus.
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