empurple


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em·pur·ple

 (ĕm-pûr′pəl)
tr. & intr.v. em·pur·pled, em·pur·pling, em·pur·ples
To make or become purple.
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empurple

(ɪmˈpɜːpəl)
vb (tr)
1. (Colours) to make purple
2. (Clothing & Fashion) to clothe in purple
Also called: impurple
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em•pur•ple

(ɛmˈpɜr pəl)

v. -pled, -pling. v.t.
1. to color or tinge purple.
v.i.
2. to become purple or deeply flushed.
[1580–90]
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Verb1.empurple - color purple
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
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like this, I can feel the urge to shift into apocalyptic gear, empurple
Other 8-letter words ACENTRIC ACHROMIC BELONGED BENZYLIC BIOPSIED CENTROID CHORUSED COSTUMED DEFORMED DELOUSED DIOPTRIC EMPURPLE FORTUNED FORTY-ONE GLORY-PEA HIRSUTED INSTROKE INTURNED LOST LIFE (BI) MORWYNGE
which heats their conversations and empurples their cheeks; at concerts