amaranthine

[ am-uh-ran-thin, -thahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF amaranthine
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMARANTHINE

On the sculptor's side, the amaranthine flower was already in full blow.

At the bottom of this dell the flowers have an amaranthine bloom.

It made him jealous to imagine them lost in this amaranthine profundity.

We are not in a hurry, because the crown we are seeking is amaranthine, unfading.

Thoughts of amaranthine bloom will spring up in the fields ploughed to give food to suffering men.

Could mortals have desired more, even on Olympus—even in the Amaranthine fields of Elysium?

The only amaranthine flower on earth is virtue; the only lasting treasure, truth.

A chaplet of amaranthine flowers surmounts his well earned fame.

It is for this crown of amaranthine glory, or blessed eternal salvation, that we are to watch and labor with fear and trembling.

I durstn't touch it for fear of leaving the marks of my four fingers and thumb in amaranthine!

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "unfading, undying," poetic (apparently coined by Milton), also amarantine; see amaranth. Later used of a purple color.

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