admixture

Part of speech: noun

Mixture.

Part of speech: verb

Admix.

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Usage examples "admixture":

  1. Before the holidays, in spite of her telescoping activities at that season, Mrs. Harrison motored down to Washington Square and called on Miss Vail at Mrs. Hills' boarding house, and asked her with just the right admixture of formality and cordiality to dine with them one evening quite simply ... - "Jane Journeys On", Ruth Comfort Mitchell.
  2. The admixture of gray and green prevails throughout the year except during the summer rainy season, when, if the rains are abundant, the gray disappears almost entirely, and the young grass springs up as by magic, covering the whole country with a carpet of living green. - "Arizona Sketches", Joseph A. Munk.
  3. Yellow in any of man's vehicles always indicates intellectual capacity, but its shades vary very much, and it may be complicated by the admixture of other hues. - "Thought-Forms", Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater.