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Color Words

by Leon

First, you may wish to listen to the color song!

 NOTE:  English literally has hundreds, possibly thousands of color words, used in the interior (and exterior) design industry.  Those colors are also labeled on wall papers, paints, stains, etc.  Here below are some of those color words.  Enjoy!

red

crimson

puce

scarlet

vermilion

orange

yellow-orange

orange-yellow

lemon yellow

ocher

green-yellow

yellow-green

chartreuse

green

blue-green (aqua-marine)

green-blue

teal

sky blue (baby blue)

blue

royal blue (ultramarine)

midnight blue

violet-blue

blue-violet

violet

purple

magenta (fuchsia)

lavender

mauve

pink

hot pink

peach (flesh color)

golden rod

khaki

brown

caramel color (tan)

maroon

forest green

beige

cream color

light gray

slate gray

medium gray

dark gray

black