Example sentences for: pastel

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

  • During Lent there may be lilies and pastel paper chains.

  • Visitors to the "Monet in the 20 th Century" exhibition in Boston are in for a surprise, especially if they arrive in one of the museum's pastel shuttle buses decked with water lilies as if it had been dredged from a swamp.

  • I was immediately struck by the benign, pastel tonality of the clothed population; there seemed to be a large consensual flight from the color black, that famous hue of communal refusal.

  • Invariably they are decorated with plastic flowers and plants, and are often painted in pastel colors.

  • 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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