Definitions

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  • adj. of purple tinged with red

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Examples

  • The symptoms of meningococcal disease may include sudden onset of fever, severe headache, drowsiness, sore legs or sore joints, nausea and vomiting, a dislike of bright lights, a stiff neck and a rash of red-purple spots.

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  • Every year my fig tree produces lots of delicious figs. I love cutting them open to see the shocking red-purple, raspberry-jam flavored fruit inside.

    Boing Boing

  • I lie there bruised, sore, and disoriented as a fiery red-purple rope burn blossoms across my throat.

    Late, Late at Night

  • For comfort, it would be hard to beat Roy é re ' s plush, sink-down chairs in red-purple colors from the 1940s.

    An Eclectic Lot of Furniture

  • Soon berry juice had stained Shalkan's muzzle a startling red-purple, and Kellen's fingers-and probably his mouth, he imagined-were much the same color.

    Tran Siberian

  • As we watched, this burst open into a delicate mass of red-purple flesh, like a brain coloured by a madman.

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  • It's deliciously funky red-purple -- and I am a happy camper.

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  • Then a few minutes later I saw a tiny little green "inch" worm arching its way out of one of the plump sweet red-purple berries, and a few minutes after that I turned and was face to face with a two inch high garden spider.

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  • Finally, the red-purple and teal boxes at the end are about bugfixing and little details like preloaders, little gimmicks for beating the game etc.

    Night Work

  • Pinkish-red ones, made from the deep red-purple kernels, are much less common, although food coloring is sometimes added to masa for special occasions.

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