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Definition of tincture:

  1. A slight quality added to anything; a tinge; as, a tincture of French manners.
  2. A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel.
  3. A solution ( commonly colored) of medicinal substance in alcohol, usually more or less diluted; spirit containing medicinal substances in solution.
  4. A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture of red.
  5. One of the metals, colors, or furs used in armory.
  6. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a solvent; an extract of a part of the substance of a body communicated to the solvent.
  7. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter.
  8. To imbue the mind of; to communicate a portion of anything foreign to; to tinge.

Synonyms:

phantasma, tad, shadow, bang up, whole step, instil, shadiness, whole tone, note, timbre, musical note, phantasm, nicety, fantasm, tone of voice, pure tone, knock up, refinement, tonicity, shadower, flavour, feeling, tail, look, subtlety, feel, impregnate, spectre, wraith, darkness, specter, tonus, dark, colors, hint, impress, ingrain, smell, timber, shadowiness, suggestion, quality, inculcate, step, instill, tint, ghost, saturate, nuance, vestige, shade, prang up, tone, trace, spook, phantom, touch, coloring, infuse, steep, apparition, flavor, spirit, tracing, transfuse, dyestuff, colorant.

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