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Jun. 20th, 2008 - Empurple

em·pur·ple [em-pur-puhl]
–verb (used with object), verb (used without object), -pled, -pling.
1. to color or become purple or purplish.
2. to darken or redden; flush.

[Origin: 1580–90; em-1 + purple]

empurple. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/empurple (accessed: June 20, 2008).

Example:
Thursday's poster has been having fun with the font colors. Sometimes the font is green, sometimes blue, and yesterday it was purple. One person voiced objection about yesterday's empurpled post; me, I found it easy on the eyes.
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