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tinge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtingetinge1 /tɪndʒ/ noun [countable]  LITTLE/NOT MUCHa very small amount of a colour, emotion, or qualitytinge of There was a tinge of sadness in her voice. This glass has a greenish tinge.
Examples from the Corpus
tingeFor the first time since her pregnancy I felt a tinge of worry about other men.The thought touched me with a tinge of sadness, at the same time that the scent touched me with happiness.It had a blue tinge to it.The light had a cold bluish tinge and the air was cooler too.It was slowly taking up the pink tinges of the rising sun.It has a very long neck like a duck, and the front of the body sometimes has a faint purple tinge.The red maples, at the edge of the clearing, have a reddish tinge.There was a yellow tinge to their skin.tinge ofShe had a tinge of sadness in her voice.
tingetinge2 verb (present participle tinging or tingeing) [transitive]  LITTLE/NOT MUCH literary to give something a small amount of a particular colour, emotion, or qualitytinge something with something The light of the setting sun tinges the buildings with delicate colours. Pink tinged her cheeks.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tingeIt tinged the air with a smell of herbs and whisky.His flashes of light-hearted humour were commonly tinged with an awesome critical irony.Amelia called out cheerily to Jake, who remembered grinning, a grin tinged with anxiety.This hope is tinged with anxiety.Was our modern age of triumph destined from the start to be tinged with despair?The golden crown of a sugar maple tinged with orange can startle you with its luminescence.
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Verb table
tinge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytinge
he, she, ittinges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytinged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tinged
he, she, ithas tinged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tinged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tinge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tinged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tinging
he, she, itis tinging
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you, we, theyare tinging
Past
I, he, she, itwas tinging
you, we, theywere tinging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tinging
he, she, ithas been tinging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tinging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tinging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tinging
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