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  • adj. of purple tinged with blue


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  • Its blue-purple berries have been used in recipes for flavoring.

    Berries and Seeds

  • And tug the intestines so I choke just a little, blue-purple, not deathly but ever so dreamy.

    The Answer I Won't Give

  • With an outstretched pinky I traced a path on the blue-purple network through the pall of her translucent skin, straight to her feet.


  • That vibrant blue-purple just burns amidst the dulling greens of the faded autumn landscape.

    The Ever-Ripening Year « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • A baby boy was floating in the tub, his blue-purple skin mixed with red water.

    Street Traveler

  • The atmosphere carries all the shades of blue in that thin band, closest to the planet a glowing blue, like sunlit water over white sand, extending to the deepest blue-purple mixture that holds the blackness at bay.

    Peggy Whitson: A Heroine of Science and Technology | Universe Today

  • I focus on Candace and her beautiful blue-purple aura already beginning to grow.


  • First it was with the Clinton's falling short and now its going to be all those red states turning to a blue-purple.

    McCain campaign: We'll win where Clinton did

  • Her eyes were swollen shut, both of them a deep blue-purple.


  • Their blue-purple petals echoed the blue of her eyes, the thing Gabriel liked most about her.



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