empurple

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

em- +‎ purple

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

empurple (third-person singular simple present empurples, present participle empurpling, simple past and past participle empurpled)

  1. To make purple.
  2. To enrage or anger, referring to making the face purple or red with blood.
  3. Of writing, to make overly flowery or showy; to embellish unduly.

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