Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Color Words Gap Fill

These are some words that describe colors. Write each one after its definition.

amber - azure - beige - chartreuse - chestnut - ebony - ivory - navy - scarlet - turquoise

  1. This is a bright red color.
  2. This greenish-blue color gets its name from a stone of that color.
  3. This is a very pale yellowish-brown.
  4. This is very dark brown or black. It gets its name from a tropical tree.
  5. This shade of bright blue is sometimes used to describe the color of the sky on a clear day.
  6. This is a pale yellow-green.
  7. This creamy-white color is also the name of the material that elephant tusks are made of.
  8. This shade of blue is so dark that it looks almost black.
  9. This reddish-brown color is often used to describe horses.
  10. This is a golden yellow, the color of honey or ripe grain. It is the color of the yellow light on a traffic signal.

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