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purplish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours
purplishpur‧plish /ˈpɜːplɪʃ $ ˈpɜːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 CCslightly purple
Examples from the Corpus
purplishThe cold in the building became so intense that he awoke one morning with feet and hands that were purplish and numb.Young reds will be purplish at the rim - as they age this becomes red, mahogany and eventually brown.a purplish-blue sweaterMoyers Red has a purplish cast.Loganberries display a purplish dark red colon Their flavor is slightly tart and very distinctive, which makes them useful for winemaking.I poured a purplish liquid into the water; it spread through it like ink.He had rejoiced in its glossy purplish midsummer beauty which had sheltered the gentle ring-doves that cooed among its branches.The purplish thing drifted on to the beach, but I felt too lazy to walk over and examine it.Tiny dark green lily pads with purplish undersides.
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