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Jade vs. Fade

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Jadenoun

A semiprecious stone, either nephrite or jadeite, generally green or white in color, often used for carving figurines.

Fadeadjective

(archaic) Weak; insipid; tasteless.

Jadenoun

A bright shade of slightly bluish or greyish green, typical of polished jade stones.

Fadeadjective

(archaic) Strong; bold; doughty.

Jadenoun

A horse too old to be put to work.

Fadenoun

(golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw.

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Jadenoun

A bad-tempered or disreputable woman.

Fadenoun

A haircut where the hair is short or shaved on the sides of the head and longer on top. See also high-top fade and low fade.

Jadeadjective

Of a grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.

Fadenoun

(slang) A fight.

Jadeverb

To tire, weary or fatigue

Fadenoun

A gradual decrease in the brightness of a shot or the volume of sound or music (as a means of cutting to a new scene or starting a new song).

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Jadeverb

(obsolete) To treat like a jade; to spurn.

Fadenoun

(slang) The act of disappearing from a place so as not to be found; covert departure.

Jadeverb

(obsolete) To make ridiculous and contemptible.

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

Jadenoun

A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples.

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.

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Jadenoun

A color resembling that of jade{1}; it varies from yellowish-green to bluish-green.

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.

‘The milkman's whistling faded into the distance.’;

Jadenoun

A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.

‘Tired as a jade in overloaden cart.’;

Fadeverb

(transitive) To cause to fade.

Jadenoun

A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man.

‘She shines the first of battered jades.’;

Fadeverb

To bet against.

Jadenoun

A young woman; - generally so called in irony or slight contempt.

‘A souple jade she was, and strang.’;

Fadeadjective

Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.

‘His masculine taste gave him a sense of something fade and ludicrous.’;

Jadeverb

To treat like a jade; to spurn.

Fadeverb

To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

‘The earth mourneth and fadeth away.’;

Jadeverb

To make ridiculous and contemptible.

‘I do now fool myself, to let imagination jade me.’;

Fadeverb

To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.

Jadeverb

To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire, make dull, or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.

‘The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, . . . checks at any vigorous undertaking ever after.’;

Fadeverb

To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.

‘The stars shall fade away.’; ‘He makes a swanlike end,Fading in music.’;

Jadeverb

To become weary; to lose spirit.

‘They . . . fail, and jade, and tire in the prosecution.’;

Fadeverb

To cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away.

‘No winter could his laurels fade.’;

Jadenoun

a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite

Fadenoun

a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer;

‘he took lessons to cure his slicing’;

Jadenoun

a woman adulterer

Fadenoun

gradually ceasing to be visible

Jadenoun

a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green

Fadeverb

become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly;

‘The scene begins to fade’; ‘The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk’;

Jadenoun

an old or over-worked horse

Fadeverb

lose freshness, vigor, or vitality;

‘Her bloom was fading’;

Jadeverb

get tired of something or somebody

Fadeverb

disappear gradually;

‘The pain eventually passed off’;

Jadeverb

exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress;

‘We wore ourselves out on this hike’;

Fadeverb

become feeble;

‘The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon’;

Jadeadjective

similar to the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green

Jadenoun

a hard, typically green stone used for ornaments and implements and consisting of the minerals jadeite or nephrite

‘a jade figurine’;

Jadenoun

an ornament made of jade.

Jadenoun

a light bluish-green

‘a silk blouse in a vivid jade green’;

Jadenoun

a bad-tempered or disreputable woman.

Jadenoun

an old or worn-out horse.

Jade

Jade is an ornamental mineral, mostly known for its green varieties, though it appears naturally in other colors as well, notably yellow and white. Jade can refer to either of two different silicate minerals: nephrite (a silicate of calcium and magnesium in the amphibole group of minerals), or jadeite (a silicate of sodium and aluminium in the pyroxene group of minerals).

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