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1. aqua

noun. ['ˈækwə, ˈɑːkwə'] a shade of blue tinged with green.

Synonyms

  • greenish blue
  • blueness
  • turquoise
  • peacock blue
  • aquamarine
  • blue

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • elated
  • unsexy
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • aqua (Latin)

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Rhymes with Aqua

  • bevilacqua
  • bevacqua

How do you pronounce aqua?

Pronounce aqua as ˈɑkwə.

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Sentences with aqua


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wear an old poodle skirt in a bright shade like pink, aqua or red.

2. Adjective
Use the aqua green-colored pad with the next finest abrasive to sand over the scratch lengthwise and then sideways.

Quotes about aqua


1. My acquaintances aren’t worth the aqua I drink after they leave me thirsting for something more meaningful. I don’t want refillable relationships—I want connections so deep they are black abysses.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. The last time I wore an animal hide; but this time I settled for this."Eric had been wearing a long trench coat. Now he threw it off dramatically, and I could only stand and stare. Normally, Eric was a blue-jeans-and-T-shirt kind of guy. Tonight, he wore a pink tank top and Lycra leggings[...]They were pink and aqua, like the swirls down the side of Jason's truck.
- Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

2. Aqua-Lung

noun. a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.

Synonyms

  • aqualung
  • breathing device
  • scuba
  • cylinder
  • ventilator
  • breathing apparatus
  • breathing machine
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