empurpled

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

empurpled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of empurple

Adjective[edit]

empurpled (comparative more empurpled, superlative most empurpled)

  1. made purple, especially having a purple complexion because of rage etc.
    • 2004. "Intended as ironic, this remark empurpled the anti-anti-Communists who predominated on the intellectual left." —Christopher Hitchens. "Susan Sontag: Remembering an intellectual heroine." [1]
  2. (of a text) over-embellished or flowery

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