violescent

[ vahy-uh-les-uh nt ]
/ ˌvaɪ əˈlɛs ənt /
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adjective

tending to a violet color: a violescent twilight sky.

Nearby words

  1. violative,
  2. violence,
  3. violent,
  4. violent storm,
  5. violently,
  6. violet,
  7. violet family,
  8. violet iris,
  9. violet wood,
  10. violette

Origin of violescent

1840–50; < Latin viol(a) violet + -escent

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