Improve Your Vocabulary: Colours – Blues and Greens

When you increase your vocabulary, it's easy to literally add colour to your writing and speech. The names of the basic colours are relatively easy, but how about some specialised colour names?

Tip: If you are serious about improving your vocabulary, then Troy and I highly recommend you try the popular vocabulary program, Ultimate Vocabulary. Click Ultimate Vocabulary for further information.*

Here's a big list of colour names that covers the blues and greens, along with what each shade or tint looks like, to help expand your vocabulary and brighten and enliven your writing and speech.

aquamarine aquamarine
azure azure
cerulean cerulean
cobalt cobalt
cornflower cornflower
cyan cyan
denim denim
midnight midnight blue
navy navy
periwinkle periwinkle
royal blue royal blue
sky blue sky blue
steel blue steel blue
turquoise turquoise
ultramarine ultramarine
emerald emerald
forest green forest green
jade jade
lime lime
malachite malachite
mint mint
olive olive
teal teal
verdigris verdigris
veridian viridian

To make it really easy to learn these words, simply copy and paste this list into Ultimate Vocabulary, and use its specialised features to help learn them!

*Troy and I recommend only products that we have tried and tested. These include Ultimate Vocabulary. We have agreed to receive a commission from some sales of Ultimate Vocabulary software because we are happy to endorse that software.


Last modified on Tuesday, 17 November 2015 04:55
English Language Skills (Denise)

English Language Skills (Denise)

I'm a syndicated puzzle writer, with 8 puzzle books to my name, including Word Searches for Dummies and Cracking Codes and Cryptograms for Dummies (with Mark Koltko-Rivera). I have a background in science and graphic design, and am a trained indexer. My favourite puzzles are cryptic crosswords. and my favourite books are murder mysteries and cookbooks. I am also a very keen knitter.

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