Word of the Day – April 29, 2022

white

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Adjective Of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Anemic looking from illness or emotion. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective (of hair) having lost its color. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective (of coffee) having cream or milk added. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Benevolent; without malicious intent. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Glowing white with heat. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Restricted to whites only. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Marked by the presence of snow. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Adjective Free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Group A member of a human group having light-colored skin, especially one of European extraction. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
Noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun (board games) the lighter pieces. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black). (used 8 times in citations and controls)
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Noun The white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun United States architect (1853-1906). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun United States political journalist (1915-1986). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun Australian writer (1912-1990). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921). (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Verb Turn white. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Other Forms

Type Other Form
Comparitive whiter
Past whites
Past Participle whiting
Plural whites
Plural Possessive whites'
Possessive white's
Superlative whitest
Third Person whited

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