Yellow in a sentence

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Definition of Yellow

  • Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.
  • Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.
  • Sensational; -- said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.
  • A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.
  • A yellow pigment.
  • To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.
  • To become yellow or yellower.
  • yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  • turn yellow

How to use yellow in a sentence. Yellow pronunciation.

Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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He watched the flies on the wall abstractedly; he listened to the early peripatetic salesmen crying their wares in the streets leading to the Palace; he stroked his cadaverous cheek with yellow fingers; he listened anxiously for a footstep.
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They saw only the yellow sand, the ever-receding oasis, the brackish, undrinkable water, the withered and fruitless date- tree, handfuls of dourha for their food by day, and the keen, sharp night to chill their half-dead bodies in a half-waking sleep.
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It was yellow pine timber land-a dense forest of trees a hundred feet high and from one to five feet through at the butt.
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By and by, in the bed of a shallow rivulet, I found a deposit of shining yellow scales, and my breath almost forsook me!
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After a great deal of effort we managed to discern some little fine yellow specks, and judged that a couple of tons of them massed together might make a gold dollar, possibly.
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Then if he have brought her store of Yellow Boys, she's very well pleas'd with him; but if his Money happen to be short, then she'll be out of humour; 'Tis a sign how you love me, indeed, to stay away so long and then bring me nothing!
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But was exceedingly surpriz'd to see that they had lost their Colour, and were all White instead of Yellow.
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Louise sprang away from him; but immediately behind her lay the foolish little chair which he had kicked over, and just beyond _that_ stood the scarcely less foolish little table which supported the heavy lamp, with its bowl of coloured glass and its spreading yellow shade.
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I can remember that next day still; dull and dark, with a yellow mist in the air.
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Now here, now there, on the hills, and in the meadows, appeared villages, the sun sparkled in the window-panes of the cottages, and upon the roofs of yellow straw; the crosses of the churches gleamed through the foliage of the trees, the gray wings of the mills rotated lazily through the air, the smoke from the chimneys of a factory curled skyward in thick black wreaths. . . .
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In making letters, he always painted L yellow, M red, and A black.
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THE WIDOW'S TREE Not many years ago a violent storm, with wind and thunder, spread devastation all through the valley of Yellow Creek, Georgia.
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Beneath a loose thin dressing-gown her feet, in felt slippers, showed stockingless, her neck was bare almost to the bosom, and the tresses of pale yellow, upon which she especially prided herself, lay raggedly pinned together on the top of her flat head.
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New-lit lamps, sickly yellow under the dying day, stretch in immense vistas, unobscured by fog, but exhibit no detail of the track they will presently illumine; one by one the shop-fronts grow radiant on deepening gloom, and show in silhouette the figures numberless that are hurrying past.
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She was dressed with tawdry extravagance, wore a mass of false yellow hair, had her eyebrows dyed black,-piquant contrast,-and her cheeks and lips richly carmined.
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You still can splash an oriental hue, Red, yellow, green or blue, Upon a fresh and various outside; While you support-perhaps your greatest pride High pundits for your intellectual feast, And some tame bards, of whom I am the least. DUM-DUM.
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Until now the child had been very quiet, but the rich golden corn-tassels, entangled with bright daisies, red poppies, and hollyhocks, and the humming concert of myriads of flies-blue, yellow, and reddish-brown, which sported amid the sweets, excited her beyond self-control.
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His robust limbs were clad in gaiters of yellow leather with steel buttons, and he wore a loose coat of maroon velvet and a soft felt hat.
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Large drops of rain began to fall on the dry leaves, and on the yellow sand of the alley.
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Examples of Yellow

Example #1
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
Example #2
At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
Example #3
Presently he straightened himself up, and his fingers ran down the front of his coat to make sure that it was buttoned from top to bottom.
Example #4
The bright Cairene sun starkly glittering on the French chandeliers and Viennese mirrors, and beating on the brass trays and braziers by the window, irritated him.
Example #5
And then the savage struggle for life-with all the gain to the pashas and the beys, and those who ruled over them; while their own wounds grew foul, and, in the torturing noon-day heat of the white waste, Death reached out and dragged them from the drooping lines to die.
Example #6
No vision of loot or luxury allured these.