Example sentences for: pastel

How can you use “pastel” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The architecture is an astounding mixture of Spanish, Gothic, Bauhaus, and Renaissance, in every pastel shade under the sun.

  • One is lulled into thinking that these contorted bathers are mere exercises in the handling of pastel, and not the work of, in the poet Paul Valéry's words, "a supremely cruel authority on female contours and poses."

  • To counteract this they had the ingenuity to brighten them up; and nowadays all the buildings are painted in the most unusual, and very attractive, array of pastel colors.

  • Its small houses awash with pastel hues form the core of shopping and eating possibilities.

  • What appears, at first glance, to be a genie rising from his soft brown cap turns out, on closer inspection, to be the sinuous arm and towel, in white chalk, of one of Degas' own bathers, a pastel within a pastel.


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