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  • as inmauve
  • as inpurple
  • as inlavender

synonyms for lilac

  • lavender
  • plum
  • violet
  • violaceous
See also synonyms for: lilacs
  • color
  • mauve
  • plum
  • amaranthine
  • lavender
  • periwinkle
  • violet
  • heliotrope
  • pomegranate
  • mulberry
  • amethyst
  • magenta
  • wine
  • orchid
  • blue-violet
  • bluish red
  • perse
  • reddish blue
  • violaceous
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How to use lilac in a sentence

Like the “misty dream” and the falling lilac petals she sings of, IU’s timbre echoes the transient quality of memories.
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He muttered something about his gray hairs, but came along after an amused glance at Lilac and Konnel.
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Even Konnel had a small pile before him, although he seemed to be losing some of Lilac's attention to Meadows.
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"And less of the 'lady' business outa you," said Lilac, but low enough to keep it private.
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She had lived twenty-five years up-stairs and down-stairs in that white house with the lilac shrubbery and low iron fence.
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Right near the bay window, in the thick lilac tree, Marmaduke spied Red Robin's nest.
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Down at de back of de garden behin' de row of lilac bushes wuz de two back houses, one for de mens an' one for de ladies.
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I waved away such matters, and we returned around the giant lilac tree to the side door, searching for Milton Noble.
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There they both crouched down under a lilac tree beside the house, and listened intently.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
He wore a broad-folded tie, white and speckled with lilac, and he carried on his arm a comfortable driving-coat of fur.
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WORDS RELATED TO LILAC

  • lilac
  • violet
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