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

synonyms for violets

  • 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 violets in a sentence

She still wore the shabby lace and the artificial bunch of violets on the side of her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She was endeavoring to adjust the bunch of violets which had become loose from its fastening in her hair.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It was fragrant with the perfume of violets, and he stood gazing at her portrait expectant of her coming.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Between the two shafts was a young girl making up bunches of violets.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
They heard the rustling of a woman's gown, and immediately afterward the perfume of violets seemed to fill the room.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
You said yourself I wanted violets to sweeten me and hammers to soften me—you think I'm so bitter and so hard.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Here a wood road led up, and we loitered along it, finding late violets and great clumps of red trilliums here and there.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The girl sprang upon the first violets with a little cry of joy, picking them eagerly and pressing them to her nose.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Madame Chalice had been merely whimsical in sending these violets, which her gardener had brought her that very morning.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
She admired the acumen that had seized the perfect opportunity to thank her for the violets, the badge of the Great Emperor.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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