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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Ruskin's style--a thing of shreds and purple patches," said Lawson.
Osman is currently in the purple patch of all purple patches, playing terrifically.
Fears that these punters might develop a gambling addiction has prompted Gamblers Anonymous to hand out purple patches.