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  • adjective of violet tinged with red


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  • And it's a beautiful deep red-violet orchid colored yarn I got at the Freeport knitting spa (massage therapists and yarn spinners for the win.)

    I'm On Break

  • Some of those red-violet linking colors don't seem to be optically apparent in the original spectrum, but since they have a perceptual reality, there's no reason not to bring them in.

    The Color Wheel, Part 1

  • The very air was a hellish bruised purple with an overlay of red-violet acrid smoke.


  • The red-violet vanished from Dainyl's Talent-perception.

    Alector's Choice

  • Abruptly, he could sense the red-violet of Talent, and more than one being.

    Alector's Choice

  • He could feel residual lifeforces, so faint as to be close to nonexistent, red-violet and golden green.

    Alector's Choice

  • He glanced around, but he could see nothing, although the feel of the red-violet grew increasingly stronger.

    Alector's Choice

  • The stockier figure seemed to be of red-violet, the slighter one of golden green.

    Alector's Choice

  • As they drew nearer to the angled peak, Dainyl could still sense, faintly but clearly, the use of Talent, almost two lines of Talent, one red-violet and the other greenish gold, although the two seemed interlinked.

    Alector's Choice

  • One was a faint red-violet, and the other, nearly a mist somewhere beneath him, was golden green.

    Alector's Choice


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