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maroon

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
 : 
ma=roon

CIDE DICTIONARY

maroonn. [F. marron, abbrev. fr. Sp. cimarron wild, unruly, from cima the summit of a mountain; hence, negro cimarron a runaway negro that lives in the mountains.].
     In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.  [1913 Webster]
maroonv. t. [See Maroon a fugitive slave.].
     To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate.  [1913 Webster]
Marooning party, a social excursion party that sojourns several days on the shore or in some retired place; a prolonged picnic. [Southern U. S.] Bartlett.
maroona. [F. marron chestnut-colored, fr. marron a large French chestnut, It. marrone; cf. LGr. ma`raon. Cf. Marron.].
     Having the color called maroon. See 4th Maroon.  [1913 Webster]
Maroon lake, lake prepared from madder, and distinguished for its transparency and the depth and durability of its color.
maroonn. 
  •  A brownish or dull red of any description, esp. of a scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An explosive shell. See Marron, 3.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

maroon, adj. & n.
--adj. brownish-crimson.
--n.
1 this colour.
2 an explosive device giving a loud report.

maroon, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 leave (a person) isolated in a desolate place (esp. an island).
2 (of a person or a natural phenomenon) cause (a person) to be unable to leave a place.
--n.
1 a person descended from a group of fugitive slaves in the remoter parts of Surinam and the W. Indies.
2 a marooned person.

Etymology
F marron f. Sp. cimarr{oacute}n wild f. cima peak

THESAURUS

maroon

Titian, Titian-red, abandon, back out, beg off, bivouac, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cast away, cerise, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, cry off, damask, depart from, desert, discard, drop out, encamp, evacuate, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, forsake, glowing, go back on, gules, hot, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, isolate, jettison, jilt, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, leave, leave behind, leave flat, lobster-red, lurid, port-wine, puce, pull out, quit, quit cold, red, red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, renege, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, say goodbye to, scarlet, seclude, stammel, stand down, strand, take leave of, tent, throw over, tile-red, vacate, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red, withdraw

ROGET THESAURUS

maroon

Avoidance

N avoidance, abstention, abstinence, for bearance, refraining, inaction, neutrality, avoidance, evasion, elusion, seclusion, avolation, flight, escape, retreat, recoil, departure, rejection, shirker, truant, fugitive, refugee, runaway, runagate, maroon, unsought, unattempted, avoiding, neutral, shy of, elusive, evasive, fugitive, runaway, shy, wild, Adj, lest, in order to avoid, Int, forbear!, keep off, hands off!, sauve qui peut!, every man for himself!, devil take the hindmost!, things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.

Relinquishment

VB relinquish, give up, abandon, desert, forsake, leave in the lurch, go back on, depart from, secede from, withdraw from, back out of, leave, quit, take leave of, bid a long farewell, vacate, renounce, forego, have done with, drop, disuse, discard, wash one's hands of, drop all idea of, break off, leave off, desist, stop, hold one's hand, stay one's hand, quit one's hold, give over, shut up shop, throw up the game, throw up the cards, give up the point, give up the argument, pass to the order of the day, move to the previous question, relinquish, give up, surrender, yield, cede, let go, let slip, spare, drop, resign, forego, renounce, abandon, expropriate, give away, dispose of, part with, lay aside, lay apart, lay down, lay on the shelf, set aside, put aside, put away, make away with, cast behind, maroon, give notice to quit, give warning, supersede, be rid of, get rid of, be quit of, get quit of, eject, rid oneself of, disburden oneself of, divest oneself of, dispossess oneself of, wash one's hands of, discard, cast off, dismiss, cast away, throw away, pitch away, fling away, cast aside, cast overboard, cast to the dogs, throw aside, throw overboard, throw to the dogs, pitch aside, pitch overboard, pitch to the dogs, fling aside, fling overboard, fling to the dogs, cast to the winds, throw to the winds, sweep to the winds, put away, turn away, sweep away, jettison, reject, quit one's hold, quitclaim.

Exclusion

VB be excluded from, exclude, bar, leave out, shut out, bar out, reject, repudiate, blackball, lay apart, put apart, set apart, lay aside, put aside, relegate, segregate, throw overboard, strike off, strike out, neglect, banish, separate, pass over, omit, garble, eliminate, weed, winnow, be secluded, live secluded, keep aloof, stand, hold oneself aloof, keep in the background, stand in the background, keep snug, shut oneself up, deny oneself, seclude oneself creep into a corner, rusticate, aller planter ses choux, retire, retire from the world, take the veil, abandon, sport one's oak, cut, cut dead, refuse to associate with, refuse to acknowledge, look cool upon, turn one's back upon, shut the door upon, repel, blackball, excommunicate, exclude, exile, expatriate, banish, outlaw, maroon, ostracize, proscribe, cut off from, send to Coventry, keep at arm's length, draw a cordon round, depopulate, dispeople, unpeople.

Brown

N brown, bister ocher, sepia, Vandyke brown, brown, bay, dapple, auburn, castaneous, chestnut, nut-brown, cinnamon, russet, tawny, fuscous, chocolate, maroon, foxy, tan, brunette, whitey brown, fawn-colored, snuff-colored, liver-colored, brown as a berry, brown as mahogany, brown as the oak leaves, khaki, sun-burnt, tanned.

Redness

N redness, red, scarlet, vermilion, carmine, crimson, pink, lake, maroon, carnation, couleur de rose, rose du Barry, magenta, damask, purple, flesh color, flesh tint, color, fresh color, high color, warmth, gules, ruby, carbuncle, rose, rust, iron mold, cinnabar, cochineal, fuchsine, ruddle, madder, Indian red, light red, Venetian red, red ink, annotto, annatto, realgar, minium, red lead, redness, rubescence, rubicundity, rubification, erubescence, blush, red, reddish, rufous, ruddy, florid, incarnadine, sanguine, rosy, roseate, blowzy, blowed, burnt, rubicund, rubiform, lurid, stammell blood red, russet buff, murrey, carroty, sorrel, lateritious, rubineous, rubricate, rubricose, rufulous, rose-colored, ruby-colored, cherry-colored, claret-colored, flame- colored, flesh-colored, peach-colored, salmon-colored, brick-colored, brick-colored, dust-colored, blushing, erubescent, reddened, red as fire, red as blood, red as scarlet, red as a turkey cock, red as a lobster, warm, hot, foxy.


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