- tending to a violet color: a violescent twilight sky.
Origin of violescent
1840–50; < Latin viol(a) violet + -escent
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The yellow sunflashes, in falling from the house fronts, sharply outlined the violescent shadows.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete