[ em-pur-puh l ]
/ ɛmˈpɜr pəl /

verb (used with or without object), em·pur·pled, em·pur·pling.

to color or become purple or purplish.
to darken or redden; flush.

Origin of empurple

First recorded in 1580–90; em-1 + purple
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