Definition of Purpler

1. Adjective. (comparative of purple) ¹



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Definition of Purpler

1. purple [adj] - See also: purple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpler

purple silkweed
purple state
purple strawberry guava
purple swamphen
purple swamphens
purple trillium
purple velvet plant
purple virgin's bower
purple willow
purple yam
purpled
purpleheart
purplehearts
purplely
purpleness
purpler (current term)
purples
purplest
purplewood
purplewoods
purplier
purpliest
purpling
purplish
purplish blue
purplish pink
purplish red
purplishly
purplishness
purply

Literary usage of Purpler

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1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1853)
"... though he goes gobbling about among the groups with all his might, is diluted and overwhelmed by numbers : he gets purpler and purpler in the face, ..."

2. Log-letters from "The Challenger" by George Campbell (1877)
"The sun goes down, the peak becomes bluer, the crimson sky, through shades of pink, is quenched; purpler and purpler the peak and islands become, ..."

3. The triumphs of the Cross by John Mason Neale (1846)
"... its face grew purpler and purpler, till it became almost black: it foamed at the mouth; and every now and then would utter such a scream of anguish, ..."

4. 'Hail and Farewell!' by George Moore (1914)
"And looking at Edward I imagined I could see him in the stalls near the stage, turning round in terror, his face growing purpler and purpler. ..."

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