purplish


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of a color intermediate between red and blue

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Whereupon I rapped him smartly, and he choked and turned purplish.
Then the prisoner was sworn--a forlorn object, haggard and unshorn, with an arm done up in a filthy bandage, a cheek and head cut, and bloody, and one eye purplish black and entirely closed.
Since I've been taking the medication, my toes have turned a purplish color.
An RHS award-winning plant, Euonymus alatus has vivid fiery red foliage in autumn followed by purplish seed pods that will attract birds to your garden.
For added flavour, try Thai basil, with its purplish colour and mild anise flavour.
She gets pussy spots but some of them turn into tender, hard, purplish lumps.
Despite pockets of purplish prose, The Human Age is a well-crafted and often compelling book: Orangutans with iPads, self-aware robots, and visionary fishermen are characters in her expansive story of how human advancement affects our lives and our environment.
Then there were the purplish ones and the bright red ones that had some tartness.
32-carat square radiant cut Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond and Argyle Satine, a 1.
When it is engorged with blood, it becomes visibly swollen and purplish.
Hues of purplish blue, tints of white-rusted gold, shades of youthful viridity, all blending on the broken surface of this layered masterpiece.
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.