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Somewhat purple.
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(ˈpɜr plɪʃ)

also pur′ply,

somewhat purple; tinged with purple.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.purplish - of a color intermediate between red and blue
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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[ˈpɜːplɪʃ] ADJpurpurino, algo purpúreo
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adjleicht violett or lila
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Without the heroism inherent in the traditionally accepted story of censorship, defiance, and triumph ("If you are not reading this with your hair on end," David Thomson writes rather purplishly in his Welles book's chapter on Cradle, "then never go near any place called a theater."), Cradle Will Rock seems at something of a loss in terms of purpose.