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empurple

[em-pur-puh l] /ɛmˈpɜr pəl/
verb (used with or without object), empurpled, empurpling.
1.
to color or become purple or purplish.
2.
to darken or redden; flush.
Origin of empurple
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; em-1 + purple
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