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Definition of "empurpling" []

  • Present participle of empurple. (verb)

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Use "empurpling" in a sentence
  • "Invisibly the shadows grow, empurpling in a rising tide5"
  • "Gordon had a fleeting vision, against the empurpling banks, the dark, sliding water, and the mountainous wall capped with dissolving gold beyond, of a room filled with the hot glow of kerosene lamps; he saw Jake's twitching, murderous countenance above him ...."
  • "And then, abruptly, with no word yet spoken, he sank back into his chair, fighting for breath, clawing the air, his face empurpling until suddenly the blood gushed copiously from his mouth and nostrils."
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