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  Definition of tincture
  1. (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
  2. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
  3. an indication that something has been present; "there wasn''t a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
  4. a substances that colors metals
  5. stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
  6. fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
Similar Words: shade, tint, tone, trace, vestige, shadow, impregnate, infuse, instill

 

Hyponyms: tincture of iodine, iodine, arnica, undertone, tinge, footprint, argent

 

Derivational Morphology: tone, tint, tinct, bepaint, tinge, touch, shade, infusion

 

Anagrams: cincture

 

 
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