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synonyms for mauves

  • 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 mauves in a sentence

Mauves, which was our first stage, is most romantically situated on a hill, which forms one of the banks of the Loire.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
The gems are in color chiefly blues and greens—with grays, lavenders, drabs and mauves.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Discharge blues, mauves, etc., with diluted aquafortis (nitric acid).
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 586, MARCH 26, 1887VARIOUS
Veils of transparent greys and purples and mauves still conceal the distant horizon.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
The Prince, her husband, had been dead for nearly two years, and she was wearing grays and whites and mauves.
THE MAN AND THE MOMENTELINOR GLYN
She had, of her own accord, added to the Bishop's ordinary fare a bottle of his old Mauves wine.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
My brother made him drink that good Mauves wine, which he does not drink himself, because he says that wine is expensive.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
They seem to form themselves from strange combinations of greens and mauves and lavenders.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
In the author of this tribute Longmore then recognised Richard de Mauves.
MADAME DE MAUVESHENRY JAMES
The letter was a telegram, which M. de Mauves, when he had read it, burnt at the candle.
MADAME DE MAUVESHENRY JAMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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