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violescent

[vahy-uh-les-uh nt]
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  1. tending to a violet color: a violescent twilight sky.
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Origin of violescent

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

  • The yellow sunflashes, in falling from the house fronts, sharply outlined the violescent shadows.

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