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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of red tinged with purple.

Usage examples (36)
  • An intense and beautiful purple-red color is produced in this way.
  • In his eyes were purple-red stones that Ziller had brought back from Africa.
  • Menolly said her fire lizards began to hum and their eyes whirled purple-red.
  • After a moment, his face turned purple-red and his upper lip began to quiver. for more
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