Origin of violet
Words nearby violet
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How to use violet in a sentence
A vibrant violet color meets the eye, while aromas of blackberry, pine and stones entice the nose.This chianti will put you under the Tuscan sun and ground you with earthy flavors, too|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Watching the color of the sky shade from yellow to green to violet depending on where Norah is standing made for its own pleasant diversion early on, while near the end there are underwater sections that I enjoyed solely for their aquatic beauty.
She’s now rocking a mix of violet and hibiscus in the form of a curly cut with cropped sides.Taraji P. Henson Is Slaying With Her New Curly Haircut!|Brooklyn White|December 26, 2020|Essence.com
The couple’s two daughters, Violet and Claire, were born in May 2016, a little less than three years before the birth of their twin sons, Evan and Damian.Husband’s tragic death leaves D.C. man to raise 4 young children alone|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|November 11, 2020|Washington Blade
This allows us to make different color solar cells and LEDs emitting light from the ultra-violet, right through to the visible and near-infrared.How a New Solar and Lighting Technology Could Propel a Renewable Energy Transformation|Sam Stranks|September 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
Add a pop of color with a bright violet v-neck blouse from 3.1 Phillip Lim.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The odd (though beautiful) pair here is Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who were a hit on the vaudeville circuit.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sutton Foster abandoned her usual perky personna to play scared and scarred in Violet, and voters may reward her effort.
Certainly no one who knows me would accuse me of being a shrinking violet.
Streep plays Violet Weston, a woman unraveled after her husband's suicide.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.
She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Benny was never too cross to listen to the wonderful stories his sister Violet could tell about Cinnamon Bear.
Violet was already curled up in her nest, which was hidden so completely that Henry spoke to her to see if she were there.
They pressed the hay back firmly until they had made their way into Violet's little room.
British Dictionary definitions for violet
- any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same purplish-blue hue. They lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to blue; approximate wavelength range 445–390 nanometres
- (as adjective)a violet dress
Derived forms of violetviolet-like, adjective
Word Origin for violet
Medical definitions for violet
Other Idioms and Phrases with violet
see shrinking violet.