purplish blue


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Noun1.purplish blue - a shade of blue tinged with purplepurplish blue - a shade of blue tinged with purple  
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
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His skin was scarred and wrinkled and mottled, and in colour was a purplish blue surfaced with a grey coating that might have been painted there had it not indubitably grown there and been part and parcel of him.
It could be called "working." The salmon-pink color of Brachetto d'Acqui wine comes from its short maceration period its purplish blue berries, high in sugar, unleash strong floral notes suggestive of red roses.
Fifteen years later I had the faded, purplish blue hue of the metal parts Teflon coated to better protect against corrosion.
Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be resplendent, clad in a purplish blue carpet.
"Victoria's Secret" has deep purplish blue flowers with a touch of lavender and violet running through it, and the centre of the flower is an attractive royal blue.
Victoria's Secret has deep purplish blue flowers with a touch of lavender and violet running through it, and the centre of the flower is an attractive royal blue.
'Victoria's Secret' has deep purplish blue flowers with a touch of lavender and violet running through it, and the centre of the flower is an attractive royal blue.
Just as one color can play two distinct parts in the same work, a multiplicity of distinct hues can unite to form a single part, as in a painting from 2002 in whose upper reaches a reddish-orange improbably shifts at its lower limit toward a purplish blue. This violet color reveals itself to be a mixture incorporating remnants of an underlying layer of black paint that has been mostly covered over or assimilated, while still wet, into what is clearly only the last visible stratum of a many-layered terrain.
When I was a school student, the purplish blue jacaranda flowers were a stark and visual reminder that end-of-year examinations were looming.
A distinct light blue in colour initially, the flower attains a deep purplish blue as it ages, and is endemic to high altitudes in the region.
Visible data are also shown, with starlight in purplish blue and heated gas in rose.
Her face had gone a purplish blue. He said he had seen some tears welling up in her eyes and two tears rolled down her face."