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Synonyms for purple
a purple color or pigment
of a color intermediate between red and blue
excessively elaborate or showily expressed
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
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Here is the excellent draughtsman who could have been a fine architect were he not born to the purple
. Here is the punctual, abstemious, uxorious, musical Hanoverian who liked clocks, disliked gambling and worried about his country's economy.
Hence came the name Porphyrogenitus ("born to the purple
") mark of a dynastic emperor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple).
And hardly born to the purple
, but in Waupun, Wisconsin, and hardly Ivy League educated but at Pennsylvania State University.