The color amaranthine came from the Greek word ‘amarantos’ which meant unfading. The word Amaranth was used to name an imaginary, undying flower that was, presumably, a deep red-purple color and there you have the two uses of the word today.
Not my circus. Not my monkeys. (Polish proverb) Every time you feel yourself getting drawn into other people's nonsense, repeat these words. Great to remember, because I am trying to not get sucked into peoples drama