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

  • empurpling — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Empurpled — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Northwestern University — For other universities with a similar name, see Northwestern University (disambiguation). Northwestern University Motto Quaecumque sunt vera (Latin) Ὁ Λόγος πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας Ho logos plere …   Wikipedia

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

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

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