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Word: mauve

Definition: pale purple


Sentences Containing 'mauve'

I was on what seemed to be a little lawn in a garden, surrounded by rhododendron bushes, and I noticed that their mauve and purple blossoms were dropping in a shower under the beating of the hail-stones.

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