Empurple
Empurple \Em*pur"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Empurpled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Empurpling}.] [Pref. em- + purple. Cf. {Impurple}.] To tinge or dye of a purple color; to color with purple; to impurple. ``The deep empurpled ran.'' --Philips. [1913 Webster]

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  • empurple — [em pʉr′pəl] vt., vi. empurpled, empurpling to make or become purple …   English World dictionary

  • empurple — verb (empurpled; empurpling) Date: 1590 transitive verb to tinge or color purple intransitive verb to become purple …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • empurple — /em perr peuhl/, v.t., v.i., empurpled, empurpling. 1. to color or become purple or purplish. 2. to darken or redden; flush. [1580 90; EM 1 + PURPLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • empurple — verb a) To make purple. b) To enrage or anger, referring to making the face purple or red with blood …   Wiktionary

  • empurple — v. paint or color purple; redden; flush; become purple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • empurple — verb make or become purple …   English new terms dictionary

  • empurple — em·purple …   English syllables

  • empurple — em•pur•ple [[t]ɛmˈpɜr pəl[/t]] v. pled, pling 1) to color or tinge purple 2) to become purple or deeply flushed • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • empurple — /ɛmˈpɜpəl/ (say em perpuhl) verb (t) (empurpled, empurpling) to tinge or colour with purple …   Australian English dictionary

  • empurple — v.tr. 1 make purple or red. 2 make angry …   Useful english dictionary

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