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Synonyms for violet
ˈvaɪ ə lɪtvi·o·let

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. violetnoun

    any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers

    Synonyms:
    reddish blue

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  2. violet, reddish blueadjective

    a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum

    Synonyms:
    reddish blue

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  3. purple, violet, purplishadjective

    of a color intermediate between red and blue

    Synonyms:
    empurpled, over-embellished, regal, majestic, purple, imperial, royal, purplish

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

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  1. violetnoun

    Synonyms:
    mauve

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "violet":

    purple, violette, violeta, bromocresol, dwarf, clover, eva, lettering, lavender

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#11519violet
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How to use violet in a sentence?

  1. Herman Melville:

    Where does the violet tint end and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blending enter into the other. So with sanity and insanity.

  2. New York:

    Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it.

  4. Chris Parnham:

    I can't pretend I'm a shrinking violet, i enjoy the attention.

  5. Allen Ginsberg:

    No monster vibration, no snake universe hallucinations. Many tiny jeweled violet flowers along the path of a living brook that looked like Blake's illustration for a canal in grassy Eden: huge Pacific watery shore, Orlovsky dancing naked like Shiva long-haired before giant green waves, titanic cliffs that Wordsworth mentioned in his own Sublime, great yellow sun veiled with mist hanging over the planet's oceanic horizon. No harm.


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