Tag Archives: purplish blue

word: azure



Definition: (adjective) A light purplish blue.
Synonyms: cerulean, lazuline, sapphire, sky-blue
Usage: The large silver kite gleamed against the azure expanse of sky. Discuss


word: ultramarine


Definition: (noun) A blue pigment made from powdered lapis lazuli; a vivid or strong blue to purplish blue.
Synonyms: indigo, French blue
Usage: She found a piece of fabric dyed ultramarine, which would make a perfect sash for the light blue dress she was making. Discuss.