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  • Tattoo is one example (I understand the ocre was a big trade item in human pre-civilizations.

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  • As for the rhetoric, the fight goes right to the ocre of the greatest debate of the last 150 years.

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  • Vermelhos sobre verde e ocre; sob oceano transparente.

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  • Ficava nas margens de um rio, tinha arranha-céus brancos e ruas labirinticas, pontes de ferro ocre e fábricas com as chaminés corroídas.

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  • Velvet comes in four colors - ocre, purple, red, and teal.

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  • Body painting must have spread through communities like a fad, and the demand for ocre must have made it valuable to those who knew how to mine for its constituent minerals.

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  • As I plunge the broom handle into the pile of burnt sienna and ocre I'm thinking - how did this happen?

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  • Berg chose a muted background for his furnishings with a light ocre wall color and soft, moss-green trim.

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  • BALANCING ACT: Set off from the entrance by the slender side hall, the street-facing living room feels both comfortable and vibrant, a balance struck by strong textures, smooth lines and a warm color palette based on maroon and ocre.

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  • The contrast between the light outside (the blaring sun, the absence of clouds, the reflection of the sun on the yellow / ocre / golden stones used to build the monuments, making the whole area even more luminous) and the darkness of such places as the

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  • "The first ingredient you add to the soup must be some dried ocre (a West India vegetable), the quantity according to your judgment." (The Lady's Own Cookery Book)
    Seems to be a variant of okra

    November 9, 2010