Definitions

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  • adj. of white tinged with purple

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Examples

  • This van races you to all corners of the island and through precisely timed flashes of purple-white light, takes you to nearly all timelines as well.

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  • The hair has burned completely off his scalp, leaving pink and purple-white strips of skin.

    Sleepless

  • I mean, you often see patterned purple-white eggplants of different sizes, but this one is totally monochromatic.

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  • Dave and I stepped into the terminal side by side, dusting the purple-white dust cloud of counterbugs out of our pockets and hair.

    Dave Jones and the Survivor

  • The huge white globes became purple-white, purple with a reddish glow, flickered, flickered faster and faster, fluttered between light and extinction, ceased to flicker and became mere fading specks of glowing red in a vast obscurity.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Riding bareback and nearly naked on their purple-white steeds, they looked like wild centaurs in the mist.

    Son of a Witch

  • It possessed a broad edge consisting of diagonal lines in these six colors, colorful meanders lined with black and white tesserae and a guilloche motif (combinations of purple-white, yellow-white, red-orange-white) on a dark background.

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  • He thumbed the firing studs, and lances of purple-white energy lashed the enemy emplacement.

    The Flood

  • South Clark street, flaring with purple-white arc-lights, and looked in at its windows that displayed a pawnbroker's glittering wares, or, just next door, a flat-topped stove over which a white-capped magician whose face smacked of the galley, performed deft tricks with a pancake turner.

    Fanny Herself

  • But, glancing up, I saw, illumined by the turret lights, the figure of Ob Hahn in his purple-white robe, and Johnson, the purser.

    Brigands of the Moon

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