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Synonyms for purplish

of a color intermediate between red and blue


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They could get no fowls; old, purplish, stringy cocks were all they had for roasting and boiling.
It was not printed in this room," he said; "this is black ink and the other purplish.
For added flavour, try Thai basil, with its purplish colour and mild anise flavour.
Every now and then your urine goes a dark, purplish colour.
It's very tall - 6ft to10ft in height - and between June and October produces clusters of purplish pink (or rarely white) helmet-shaped $owers.
8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An extremely rare Natural Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink Diamond from Brazil, known as the Strawberry Pink, is available by appointment only at select One and Only One(TM) locations nationwide.
According to the Mashable, the source of the purplish glow is not yet confirmed.
The great big clawfoot baths are magnificent and the plush, purplish decor has all been done with a keen eye - and gentle humour.
Offer 2: Verbascum "Clementine" - BUY 2 GET 1 FREE Performs best in poor soils, has spikes of warm, orange flowers, each with contrasting purplish filament hairs.
They add a zing to spring with masses of beautiful blossom in shades of white to pink and purplish reds and in autumn produce crabapples in colours ranging from yellow to red, which can be used for jelly-making.
The young twigs are green at first, becoming purplish when exposed to sunlight, then grey in their second year.
In spring, the trees bear masses of blossom ranging from white to pink and purplish red.
5 cm in diameter, glabrous, sulcate, dark purplish-wine to blackish; scape bracts erect, dark purplish wine, distinctly nerved, bearing a central protruded longitudinal nerve but not at all carinate, sparsely to densely white-lepidote toward the apex, narrowly triangular, long acuminate-caudate, 12-18 x 6-8 mm, exceeding to equaling the internodes, margins microscopically and densely denticulate.
As red blood cells escape into the surrounding tissue, the telltale sign of a bruise appears--a sore purplish mark.
The TMAX comes in three colors: vivid red cocktail, dark purplish blue metallic, and black metallic X.