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- adjective of a dull shade of purple
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The latter's unaffected elegance overrode the unfortunate aesthetics of Ms. Hynes's dull-purple, striped-shirt costume, which more befits a gangster than a swain on a lyric stroll with his lady love.
But suddenly the spark of Sol was a dull-purple disk as the screen polarized against its glare.
Its flowers are quite small, of a dull-purple color, and the leaves oval in outline and centrally peltate, _i. e._ the leaf stalk inserted in the centre.