- to color or become purple or purplish.
- to darken or redden; flush.
Origin of empurple
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Examples from the Web for empurple
But the moments vent by, and still no hideous stain rose to empurple the green translucent plain of liquid light.A Veldt Official
It must have taken innumerable hogsheads of his thin vintage to empurple his face in this manner.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2
Magnificent weather, one of those sun risings that empurple landscapes, left the river all its limpid serenity.The Vicomte de Bragelonne