purplish-red


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Related to purplish-red: reddish purple
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Noun1.purplish-red - a red with a tinge of purple
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
magenta - a primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta
fuschia - a dark purplish-red color
maroon - a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color
Adj.1.purplish-red - of red tinged with purple
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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This slug, when disturbed, emits a very fine purplish-red fluid, which stains the water for the space of a foot around.
The other, a very stout, buxom woman with a purplish-red, blotchy face, excessively smartly dressed with a brooch on her bosom as big as a saucer, was standing on one side, apparently waiting for something.
4 million, showcased by Hong Kong exhibitor Hatta New World Company Limited (Booth: 1-B05); a Sri Lankan chrysoberyl cat's eye stone, that weighs over 100 carats and is valued at more than HK$20 million, from Wilds Company Limited (Booth: 1-B11); a spinel snake presented by German exhibitor Paul Wild (Booth: 1-B01); a cushion vivid pink sapphire from US exhibitor Shaun Gems International (Booth: 1-A16); a purplish-red spinel from Swiss exhibitor ALine GmbH (Booth: 1-C16); and neon mint tourmalines from Ukrainian exhibitor Vitalii Golokoz, Pte (Booth: 1-A27).
Red nails or red lunulae are rare, with the purplish-red colour caused by hyperaemia of the nail bed.
Purplish-red berries decorate bare branches until they drop in midwinter.
Gastroscopy revealed traces of dark red blood in the lower segment of the duodenum, and enteroscopy revealed a large, purplish-red mass at the junction between the duodenum and jejunum [Figure 1].
Gynoecium initially bicarpellate, bilocular, and with two ovules per locule, gradually elongating from a yellowish green, completely submerged by the nectary disk, then turning asymmetric, conical, bright purplish-red, conspicuously exserted during anthesis, with one locule and three of the four ovules aborted; style and stigma not differentiated except by the subapical epidermal cells that are heavily striate during elongation.
Each 12-ounce purplish-red fruit endures summer heat conditions well.
Dunelm Optical has launched women's ophthalmic frames in response to a particular colour appearing on the fashion catwalks for 2017 --hot-pink fuchsia, a vivid purplish-red colour.
Angiosarcomas typically present as a bruise or as multifocal, raised, purplish-red papulae.
Experts aver that these stones have an ability to change their colour: Green or bluish-green in daylight, and purplish-red or raspberry red in incandescent light.
Physical examination revealed a purplish-red nodular lesion with irregular borders 1 cm in diameter located at the old scar site on the left side of her forehead (Figure 1).