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1. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] the quality of a person's voice.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • tone of voice
  • note
  • rotundity
  • roundness
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • black-and-white
  • pigmentation
  • depigmentation

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
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  • homegrown
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2. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] free of extraneous elements of any kind.

Synonyms

  • pristine
  • fine
  • clear
  • purity
  • uncontaminated
  • native
  • unalloyed
  • unmixed
  • plain
  • pureness
  • light
  • unpolluted
  • fresh
  • unadulterated
  • clean
  • sheer
  • unclouded
  • virginal
  • sublimate
  • processed
  • axenic

Antonyms

  • impure
  • unclean
  • unprocessed
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages.

Antonyms

  • familiarity

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).

Synonyms

  • plangency
  • colour
  • vibrancy
  • stridency
  • nasality
  • color
  • sonorousness
  • timber
  • sonority
  • resonance
  • coloration
  • stridence
  • ringing
  • quality
  • register
  • harmonic
  • shrillness
  • sound property
  • reverberance
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • tonality

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • flavor
  • look
  • spirit
  • atmosphere
  • Hollywood
  • Zeitgeist
  • smell
  • flavour
  • ambiance
  • ambience

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • generality
  • fruitfulness
  • naivete

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • complete
  • arrant
  • consummate
  • double-dyed
  • sodding
  • stark
  • everlasting
  • gross
  • staring
  • thoroughgoing
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. tone

noun. ['ˈtoʊn'] a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.

Synonyms

  • tint
  • tincture
  • undertone
  • colour
  • richness
  • shade
  • colouring
  • mellowness
  • color
  • tinge

Antonyms

  • debilitating
  • atonic
  • atonal
  • walk

Etymology

  • ton (French)
  • tonus (Latin)
  • tone (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied.

Antonyms

  • break even

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] free from discordant qualities.

Antonyms

  • lose

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black.

Synonyms

  • vivid
  • saturated

Antonyms

  • imprecise
  • inelegant
  • thick

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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