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violescent

[vahy-uh-les-uh nt] /ˌvaɪ əˈlɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
tending to a violet color:
a violescent twilight sky.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin viol(a) violet + -escent
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