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adjective as in mauve

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noun as in lavender

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A vibrant violet color meets the eye, while aromas of blackberry, pine and stones entice the nose.

Watching the color of the sky shade from yellow to green to violet depending on where Norah is standing made for its own pleasant diversion early on, while near the end there are underwater sections that I enjoyed solely for their aquatic beauty.

She’s now rocking a mix of violet and hibiscus in the form of a curly cut with cropped sides.

The couple’s two daughters, Violet and Claire, were born in May 2016, a little less than three years before the birth of their twin sons, Evan and Damian.

This allows us to make different color solar cells and LEDs emitting light from the ultra-violet, right through to the visible and near-infrared.

Add a pop of color with a bright violet v-neck blouse from 3.1 Phillip Lim.

The odd (though beautiful) pair here is Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who were a hit on the vaudeville circuit.

Sutton Foster abandoned her usual perky personna to play scared and scarred in Violet, and voters may reward her effort.

Certainly no one who knows me would accuse me of being a shrinking violet.

Streep plays Violet Weston, a woman unraveled after her husband's suicide.

Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.

She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.

Benny was never too cross to listen to the wonderful stories his sister Violet could tell about Cinnamon Bear.

Violet was already curled up in her nest, which was hidden so completely that Henry spoke to her to see if she were there.

They pressed the hay back firmly until they had made their way into Violet's little room.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to violet, such as: lavender, lilac, plum, and violaceous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.