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Discolour   Listen
verb
discolour  v.  Same as discolor. (Brit.)
Synonyms: discolor, colour, change color.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Discolour" Quotes from Famous Books



... same precautions as before, retired from my lodging at a time least exposed to observation. It is unnecessary to describe the particulars of my new equipage; suffice it to say, that one of my cares was to discolour my complexion, and give it the dun and sallow hue which is in most instances characteristic of the tribe to which I assumed to belong; and that when my metamorphosis was finished, I could not, upon the strictest examination, conceive that any one could ...
— Caleb Williams - Things As They Are • William Godwin

... When, lo! again—as if with thundering fall Descended to the deep heaven's loosen'd wall, Yells the fierce storm: beneath the furious shock, Torn from its roots, the long-resisting rock Falls prone; the sands, driven by the whirling sweep, Boil up, and darken the discolour'd deep. ...
— Gustavus Vasa - and other poems • W. S. Walker



Words linked to "Discolour" :   pale, nigrify, melanise, dye, melanize, blanch, color, change, burn, black, bronze, silver, purple, colour, whiten, tan, crimson, white



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