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See definition of lilacs on Dictionary.com
  • as inpurple
  • as inlavender

synonyms for lilacs

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

She arose and brushed her hands against each other, moving towards the opening in the lilacs.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
But I could smell the lilacs she had left, and the scent of them seemed like the wraith of her presence in the sunny room.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
In this yard were lilacs of a large growth, roses of various kinds, and flowering almonds.
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
The backs of the gigs were sheltered from the road by a hedge of lilacs, and over the gateway a gigantic elm kept watch and ward.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Lilacs and snowballs bloomed, and Professor Kelton went serenely about among his roses.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Its front yard was fragrant with lilacs, noisy with crickets, fluttering with butterflies of sulphur yellow.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The blossoms of lilacs, May lilies, daphnes, and melilots mingled their various hues in the thickets.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
And the little lilacs she had planted—they were tall bushes now.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Bettina, who was making a tiny white nosegay of lilacs to pin on Anthony's coat, turned to them a sparkling countenance.
GLORY OF YOUTHTEMPLE BAILEY
American-beauty roses may be a luxury, and white lilacs in the dead of winter, but garden flowers, never!
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
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