purple patch


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purple patch

n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also called: purple passage a section in a piece of writing characterized by rich, fanciful, or ornate language
2. slang a period of success, good fortune, etc
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purple patch

purple passage nbrano ornato
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We were among the islands that dot the course from Genoa to Naples; that was Elba falling back on our starboard quarter, that purple patch with the hot sun setting over it.
There was a vast amount of red--good to see at any time, because one knows that some real work is done in there, a deuce of a lot of blue, a little green, smears of orange, and, on the East Coast, a purple patch, to show where the jolly pioneers of progress drink the jolly lager-beer.
We looked a bit slicker and we had a 15-minute purple patch where we started at the back, played through the thirds and created chances.
But the mum-to-be hit a purple patch at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards in this pretty layered and laser cut floral number from London Fashion Week favourite Erdem.
40 Newcastle SP forecast 8-11 Hit a purple patch recently and is seeking a fourth win from his last seven starts.
IT took a purple patch of almost epic proportions to get Widnes over the finishing line in North One West League at Heath Road.
His message was to keep going and luckily for me I hit a purple patch just at the right time.
The visitors had a purple patch of six goals in 13 minutes, but Wales never gave-up and bagged two late goals to make the scoreline closer.
Al Arabi failed to hit a purple patch with the result that Al Rayyan were always ahead, although only marginally.
McNamara said: "We hit a real purple patch in the first half and played with some great shape.
PURPLE PATCH The Odyssey was at the heart of it all
VVS Laxman -- Dhawan's mentor in the IPL franchise -- feels that the left- hander is going through a purple patch and he should capitalise on it by scoring tons of runs.