from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of red tinged with purple


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  • She smeared her face with the purple-red juice of raspberries, all the while thinking how ripe she would appear to him when he arrived.

    four more for nail polish

  • Dark, brooding, purple-red in summer, the leaves turn vivid crimson in autumn.

    Plant of the week: Acer

  • An hour later, my finger- and toenails had been painted a pale shade of pink called Seashell, and Janine was sporting Rum Raisin, a deep purple-red.

    Home for the Holidays

  • The red is pretty striking, it's actually almost a purple-red, and it has a very very very slight scent, almost a bit citrusy (like many orchids, at least I've found).

    Friday Orchid Blogging

  • Then Ruby levered the top off the Phez bottle, poured some of the fragrant purple-red juice into a glass, and added the coldest water she could get out of the tap.


  • After a moment, his face turned purple-red and his upper lip began to quiver.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • In a close election, one that is 51 Obama to 48 McCain, I don't see purple-red states that went heavily to Clinton in the primaries going to Obama.

    Another Poll Puts McCain Up In Ohio

  • Also due to his religion, Virginia is in play, but I can't see any purple-red state going to Clinton.

    Polls: After Fred's Departure, Mittmentum Grows In Florida

  • Tears do not come, but I am in awe of the expansive horizon and beautiful twilight purple-red hues reflecting across the mountains and on clouds.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • At the moment of this epiphany the clouds parted and a voice was heard on high saying, Remember how much fun it was to wear anime-babe purple-red hair to your ten year high school reunion?

    lessons in hair dye


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