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adjective as in mauve


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The papules are usually pea-sized, flattened, and of a dark red or violaceous color.

The nodules gradually enlarge, the skin becomes reddish, violaceous or livid in color.

At first a pale-pink or dull, violaceous red, they later become yellowish or coppery.

And his violaceous lips gave forth a breath more nauseous than the exhalation from a corpse.

Sometimes the cap is white, whitish or gray, or of a pale violaceous color.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to violaceous, such as: lavender, lilac, plum, and violet.

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