Example sentences for: pastel

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

  • With its red-tiled roof and pastel pink exterior, the structure is a lovely example of the Spanish Revival style.

  • 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.

  • The oldest section of Havana is the city’s most spectacular, even if restoration work and gleaming coats of pastel colonial colors (plus a stern police presence on every corner) are leaving parts of it with a slightly more sanitized feel than the weathered working class neighborhoods that extend along the water and inland.

  • If so, is he filling a much needed, or a much lamented, gap in turning issues that are really cast in pastel shades into Day-Glo relief?

  • As a pastel practitioner myself, but furtively sharing many of Hawkins' prejudices and hunches about computational modelling in neuroscience, I am caught between commendation and consternation.


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