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yellow in Colours topic

yellowyellow3 verb [intransitive, transitive]  CCto become yellow, or to make something become yellow The paper had yellowed with age.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
yellowCenturies-old varnish had yellowed and darkened, discolouring the original palette and weakening the composition's depth.They have bloomed well, but now the foliage is yellowing and they need pruning.Fresh green growths should not be cut down, but any stems that have yellowed and withered can be cleared away.Here were the upright golden flames of the poplars lining the road, and the willows yellowing down by the creek.The two bedside tables were covered by stacks of magazines, yellowing newspapers, books and legal pads.The yellowed parchment becomes a light-filled emptiness.