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synonyms for periwinkle

  • color
  • lavender
  • lilac
  • mauve
  • 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 periwinkle in a sentence

Mom explains, quietly, that this is periwinkle, an equal mixture of pink and blue, the only reveal that honors the power of their child to define him, her or their self, without the weight of the world’s oppressive expectations.
GENE WEINGARTEN: I’VE GOT A FEW GENDER-REVEAL IDEAS FOR PARENTSGENE WEINGARTENMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I envy the insiders only until the sun begins to set and the sky goes from pink to blue to periwinkle.
L’AUBERGE CHEZ FRANCOIS IS READY FOR ITS CLOSE-UP, YET AGAINTOM SIETSEMAAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
According to Fashion Snoops, blue overtook pink on the runways as the most popular color for spring and summer 2021, so you might expect to see more periwinkle hues next season.
TECH-SAVVY FASHION FORECASTERS ALREADY KNOW WHAT YOU’LL BE WEARING IN TWO YEARSRACHAEL ZISKFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
While periwinkles are small, they produce a surprisingly large volume of meat.
14 WILD EDIBLES YOU CAN PULL RIGHT OUT OF THE OCEANBY BOB MCNALLY/FIELD & STREAMOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Harvesters should check with state agencies to learn waters where periwinkles can be taken and are safe to eat.
14 WILD EDIBLES YOU CAN PULL RIGHT OUT OF THE OCEANBY BOB MCNALLY/FIELD & STREAMOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Miss Tucker here held the slate up in front of her and stared at the picture of Periwinkle.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
The little grandchild, Periwinkle, sat on the floor with that funny-serious air that belonged to her chubby face.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
And now that Henrietta was in trouble, the little Illinois Periwinkle had gone off in her self-reliant fashion to see about it.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
There were times when the memory of her country home and little Periwinkle came into her mind like a fresh breeze from the hills.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
But the old lady persisted, and, above all, little Periwinkle informed Rob that she was going down to see about Henrietta.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
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WORDS RELATED TO PERIWINKLE

  • amaranthine
  • amethyst
  • blue-violet
  • bluish red
  • heliotrope
  • lavender
  • lilac
  • magenta
  • mauve
  • mulberry
  • orchid
  • periwinkle
  • perse
  • plum
  • pomegranate
  • reddish blue
  • violaceous
  • violet
  • wine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.