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Ornaments collectively; decoration
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  1. Ornaments collectively; decoration
  2. The act or process of decorating etc.
  3. Decoration, adornment or embellishment.
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  1. The act of decorating.
  2. A decoration or ornament
  3. A decoration; that which adorns.
The act of embellishing or the state of being embellished.
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  1. The act of embellishing or the state of being embellished.
  2. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
  3. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
The act of enriching or something enriched
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  1. The act of enriching or something enriched
  2. The addition of sugar to grape juice used to make wine; chaptalization
  3. The process of making enriched uranium
The art or process of applying gold leaf or a substance like gold to a surface
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  1. The art or process of applying gold leaf or a substance like gold to a surface
  2. The art or process of applying gilt to a surface.
  3. Something used to give a superficially attractive appearance.
(Countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s).
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  1. (Countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s).
  2. The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect.
  3. A picture or design in paint.
  1. A pattern
  2. A method of physical therapy in which a rigid pattern of exercises is used to stimulate weak or paralyzed nerves and muscles to act on their own.
  3. Design, structure, or configuration of a form, style, or method.
A raised design or symbol that has been embossed.
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  1. A raised design or symbol that has been embossed.
The decoration of the inside homes and buildings, such as the decor and furnishings.
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  1. The decoration of the inside homes and buildings, such as the decor and furnishings.
  2. The planning and execution of the layout, decoration, and furnishing of an architectural interior.
  3. The act, art, or business of decorating and furnishing the interiors of houses, rooms, offices, etc.
The act, art, or business of planning and carrying out the design for the interiors of houses, rooms, offices, etc., sometimes including interior decoration
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  1. The act, art, or business of planning and carrying out the design for the interiors of houses, rooms, offices, etc., sometimes including interior decoration
  2. The design of space inside homes and buildings, such as choice of decor and furnishings.
Wearing apparel and accessories.
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  1. Wearing apparel and accessories.
  2. A piece of equipment necessary or useful for comfort or convenience.
  3. The furniture, appliances, and other movable articles in a home or other building.
Decoration.
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  1. Decoration.
  2. The decorative scheme of a room, stage set, etc.
  3. The style of decoration of a room, building.
The act by which something is refurbished.
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  1. The act by which something is refurbished.
Making beautiful, beautifying, improving the appearance of something.
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Material with which something is festooned.
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  1. Material with which something is festooned.
The motion or pattern of something that wreaths.
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  1. The motion or pattern of something that wreaths.
Something used to trim
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  1. Something used to trim
  2. Decoration; ornament
  3. Material that is removed by someone trimming something, as a piece of steak.
The art or work of creating designs, patterns, etc.
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  1. The art or work of creating designs, patterns, etc.
The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.
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  1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.
  2. A change or addition to land or real property, as a sewer, fence, etc., that makes it more valuable or desirable
  3. The act of making profitable use or application of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.
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  1. That which bedizens.
  2. The act of dressing, or the state of being dressed, tawdrily.
In litigation, a judicial process in which a creditor seeks the seizure of a debtor’s property, held in possession by a third party. In litigation, a judicial process in which a creditor seeks the seizure of a debtor’s property, held in possession by a third party.
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  1. In litigation, a judicial process in which a creditor seeks the seizure of a debtor’s property, held in possession by a third party. In litigation, a judicial process in which a creditor seeks the seizure of a debtor’s property, held in possession by a third party.
  2. (Law) A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant
  3. A decoration; embellishment
Decorative lighting.
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  1. Decorative lighting.
  2. The designs, tracings, etc. used in decorating manuscripts
  3. The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. A picture, design, diagram, etc. used to decorate or explain something
Something or someone regarded as, or merely as, a decorative accessory
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  1. Something or someone regarded as, or merely as, a decorative accessory
  2. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
  3. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
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  1. An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
  2. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
  3. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
Something that is trimmed, as a section of film cut out in editing
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  1. Something that is trimmed, as a section of film cut out in editing
  2. Equipment; gear; dress
  3. Excised or rejected material, such as film that has been cut in editing.
Accessories; extras:
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  1. Accessories; extras:
  2. Decoration; ornament
  3. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
An ornamental pattern.
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  1. An ornamental pattern.
  2. The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details:
  3. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
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  1. Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
  2. A decoration or ornament
  3. A decoration; that which adorns.
One who aids or contributes to the commission or concealment of a crime or assists others in avoiding apprehension for the crime but not present when the crime was committed. Mere silence or approval of the crime is insufficient to make one an accessory; the person must take steps to facilitate the commission or concealment of the crime or the avoidance of the criminal’s capture. See also misprision of felony, accomplice, aid and abet, conspiracy, and principal.
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  1. One who aids or contributes to the commission or concealment of a crime or assists others in avoiding apprehension for the crime but not present when the crime was committed. Mere silence or approval of the crime is insufficient to make one an accessory; the person must take steps to facilitate the commission or concealment of the crime or the avoidance of the criminal’s capture. See also misprision of felony, accomplice, aid and abet, conspiracy, and principal.
  2. A piece of optional equipment for convenience, comfort, appearance, etc.
  3. Additional; aiding the principal design; contributory; secondary; subordinate; supplemental.
One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker's native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
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  1. One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker's native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
  2. Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.
  3. A distinguishing style of expression
(Uncountable) A profusion of details.
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  1. (Uncountable) A profusion of details.
  2. (Countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
  3. A small elaborated element of a work of art, craft, or design.
A small ornamental article or contrivance; trinket
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  1. A small ornamental article or contrivance; trinket
  2. Alternative spelling of knick-knack.
Something sparkling or showy but basically valueless:
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  1. Something sparkling or showy but basically valueless:
  2. Thin sheets, strips, or threads of tin, metal foil, etc., used for inexpensive decoration
  3. Something that glitters like precious metal but has little worth; empty show; sham splendor
The art or work of ornamenting fabric with designs in special decorative stitches; embroidering
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  1. The art or work of ornamenting fabric with designs in special decorative stitches; embroidering
  2. A piece of embroidered fabric.
  3. Ornamentation of fabric with needlework:
A string, ribbon, etc. used to draw together and fasten the parts of a shoe, corset, etc. by being drawn through eyelets or over hooks
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  1. A string, ribbon, etc. used to draw together and fasten the parts of a shoe, corset, etc. by being drawn through eyelets or over hooks
  2. A delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.
  3. A fine netting or openwork fabric of cotton, polyester, etc., woven in ornamental designs
A band of colored cloth signifying membership in an order or the award of a prize.
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  1. A band of colored cloth signifying membership in an order or the award of a prize.
  2. A narrow strip of inked cloth or plastic against which type characters strike for printing, as in a typewriter
  3. A narrow strip or band of fabric, especially a fine fabric such as satin or velvet, finished at the edges and used for trimming, tying, or finishing.
A band or strip formed by braiding
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  1. A band or strip formed by braiding
  2. A braided segment or length, as of hair, fabric, or fiber.
  3. A ribbon or band used to fasten the hair.
Superficial brilliance or gloss.
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  1. Superficial brilliance or gloss.
  2. A young female pig, at or nearing the age of first breeding.
  3. A thin layer of gold or a paint containing or simulating gold that is applied in gilding.
A Paint Horse
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  1. A Paint Horse
  2. A dried coat of paint
  3. A cosmetic, such as rouge, that is used to give color to the face; makeup.
Any coloring matter; dye; pigment; paint: the primary colors of paints, pigments, etc. are red, yellow, and blue, which, when mixed in various ways, produce the secondary colors (green, orange, purple, etc.): black, white, and gray are often called colors (achromatic colors), although black is caused by the complete absorption of light rays, white by the reflection of all the rays that produce color, and gray by an imperfect absorption of all these rays
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  1. Any coloring matter; dye; pigment; paint: the primary colors of paints, pigments, etc. are red, yellow, and blue, which, when mixed in various ways, produce the secondary colors (green, orange, purple, etc.): black, white, and gray are often called colors (achromatic colors), although black is caused by the complete absorption of light rays, white by the reflection of all the rays that produce color, and gray by an imperfect absorption of all these rays
  2. The sensation produced by the effect of light waves striking the retina of the eye. The color of something depends mainly on which wavelengths of light it emits, reflects, or transmits.
  3. Appearance of authenticity:
Something trivial or nonessential.
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  1. Something trivial or nonessential.
  2. Cheap, gaudy clothes; tawdry finery
  3. Showy display in dress, manners, speech, etc.; affectation of elegance
An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
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  1. An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
  2. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
  3. A projection, as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
A beating or rustling sound:
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  1. A beating or rustling sound:
  2. Something like this, as a bird's ruff
  3. A strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration.
The act or motion of flouncing.
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  1. The act or motion of flouncing.
  2. A piece of cloth, often gathered or pleated, sewn on by its upper edge to a skirt, sleeve, etc.; wide, ornamental ruffle
  3. A strip of decorative, usually gathered or pleated material attached by one edge, as on a garment or curtain.
A showy, useless decoration or elaboration
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  1. A showy, useless decoration or elaboration
  2. A ruffle or flounce on a garment.
  3. A piece of showy ornamentation.
The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
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  1. The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
  2. Something that forms, defines or marks the edge.
  3. (Rock climbing) Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.
A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
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  1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
  2. Anything like this
  3. Any of the light or dark bands produced by the diffraction or interference of light.
A fancy twisting or curling shape made from a series of concentric circles.
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  1. A fancy twisting or curling shape made from a series of concentric circles.
  2. A fancy curve, flourish, etc. as in a design or in handwriting
The act or an instance of reading items in a scrolling display
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  1. The act or an instance of reading items in a scrolling display
  2. A roll of parchment, paper, etc., usually with writing or pictures on it
  3. An ornament or ornamental design that resembles a partially rolled scroll of paper, as the volute in Ionic and Corinthian capitals.
A curling or circular form:
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  1. A curling or circular form:
  2. A ring or circlet of flowers, boughs, or leaves worn on the head, placed on a memorial, or hung as a decoration.
  3. Something suggesting this in shape; twisted or circular band
A wreath or garland of flowers, leaves, paper, etc. hanging in a loop or curve
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  1. A wreath or garland of flowers, leaves, paper, etc. hanging in a loop or curve
  2. (Technology) A specific style of electric light bulb consisting of a cylindrical enclosure with two points of contact on either end providing power to the filament or diode.
  3. A raised cable with light globes attached.
A binocular or field glass.
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  1. A binocular or field glass.
  2. Something made of glass or other transparent or translucent material, especially:
  3. A pair of lenses mounted in a light frame, used to correct faulty vision or protect the eyes.
The technique of applying wooden tiles or veneers to create a decorative geometrical pattern on floors, furniture etc.
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  1. The technique of applying wooden tiles or veneers to create a decorative geometrical pattern on floors, furniture etc.
  2. Inlay of wood, often of different colors, that is worked into a geometric pattern or mosaic and is used especially for floors.
An embellishment or ornamentation:
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  1. An embellishment or ornamentation:
  2. A dramatic or stylish movement, as of waving or brandishing:
  3. Anything done in a showy way, as a sweeping movement of the limbs or body
The process of fitting out a factory with machine tools in readiness for going into production
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  1. The process of fitting out a factory with machine tools in readiness for going into production
  2. The provision of tools for an industrial process
  3. Work or ornamentation done with tools, especially stamped or gilded designs on leather.
The material placed within a different material in the form of a decoration.
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  1. The material placed within a different material in the form of a decoration.
  2. A design, pattern, or decoration made by inlaying.
  3. Contrasting material set into a surface in pieces to form a design.
A rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge.
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  1. A rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge.
  2. An ornament, such as a rosette or knot of ribbon, usually worn on the hat as a badge.
  3. A rosette, knot of ribbon, etc. worn on the hat as a badge
A small, often circular piece of sparkling metal or plastic sewn especially on garments for decoration.
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  1. A small, often circular piece of sparkling metal or plastic sewn especially on garments for decoration.
A gold coin of the Venetian Republic.
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  1. A gold coin of the Venetian Republic.
  2. A small shiny ornamental disk, often sewn on cloth; a spangle.
  3. A small, shiny ornament or spangle, as a metal disk, esp. one of many sewn on fabric for decoration
A strip of material, usually wood, with one molded edge placed flush against the inner part of a door or window frame.
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  1. A strip of material, usually wood, with one molded edge placed flush against the inner part of a door or window frame.
  2. A small, often round piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing or threading.
  3. (Chem.) A beadlike mass usually formed inside the loop of a platinum wire by the action of a flux, such as borax, upon the oxide or salt of certain metals: used in identifying metals in their compounds, since the metal determines the color of the bead
  1. Something that garnishes; a decoration, adornment or embellishment
  2. An ornament; decoration; embellishment; trimming
A refinery where malleable iron or steel is made
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  1. A refinery where malleable iron or steel is made
  2. Showy, elaborate decoration, esp. clothes, jewelry, etc.
  3. Elaborate adornment, especially fine clothing and accessories.
Such ornamental work represented two dimensionally by chiaroscuro.
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  1. Such ornamental work represented two dimensionally by chiaroscuro.
  2. Ornamental woodwork either carved in low relief or cut through with a fretsaw
  3. Work ornamented with frets; decorative carving or openwork, as of interlacing lines
Any delicate work or design like this
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  1. Any delicate work or design like this
  2. Delicate and intricate ornamental work made from gold, silver, or other fine twisted wire.
  3. A design resembling such ornamentation:
A ballet position executed while standing on one straight leg with the arm extended forward and the other arm and leg extended backward.
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  1. A ballet position executed while standing on one straight leg with the arm extended forward and the other arm and leg extended backward.
  2. A complex and elaborate decorative design of intertwined lines suggesting flowers, foliage, animals, geometric patterns, etc., used in drawing, painting, low relief, metalwork, etc.
  3. An intricate or elaborate pattern or design:
A thin, transparent film on a tooth surface, containing mucin, bacteria, etc.: if not removed it forms tartar and promotes tooth decay
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  1. A thin, transparent film on a tooth surface, containing mucin, bacteria, etc.: if not removed it forms tartar and promotes tooth decay
  2. A clear, often round patch of lysed cells in an otherwise opaque layer of a bacteria or cell culture.
  3. Any thin, flat piece of metal, wood, etc., with a picture, design in relief, etc., hung as on a wall for ornamentation
A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
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  1. A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
  2. A going beyond reasonable or proper limits in conduct or speech; unreasonable excess
  3. Something extravagant.
A molasses and ginger cookie cut in various shapes, sometimes elaborately decorated.
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  1. A molasses and ginger cookie cut in various shapes, sometimes elaborately decorated.
  2. A dark molasses cake flavored with ginger.
  3. A kind of cookie cut from a rolled-out dough flavored with ginger and molasses
An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
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  1. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
  2. Enumeration or mention, as of facts, especially:
  3. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
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  1. Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
  2. A decision, as by a judge or arbitrator
  3. An amount or other benefit granted as legally due.
A visible symbol of a thing, idea, class of people, etc.; object or representation that stands for or suggests something else
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  1. A visible symbol of a thing, idea, class of people, etc.; object or representation that stands for or suggests something else
  2. An allegorical picture usually inscribed with a verse or motto presenting a moral lesson.
  3. A sign, badge, or device
A brief, often incidental, reference or statement
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  1. A brief, often incidental, reference or statement
  2. The act or an instance of mentioning something:
  3. A statement or citation of honor or appreciation:
A piece of metal stamped with a religious device, used as an object of veneration or commemoration.
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  1. A piece of metal stamped with a religious device, used as an object of veneration or commemoration.
  2. A flat piece of metal stamped with a design or an inscription commemorating an event or a person, often given as an award.
A small strip of colored cloth worn as a badge or awarded as a prize, symbol of honor or achievement, etc.
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  1. A small strip of colored cloth worn as a badge or awarded as a prize, symbol of honor or achievement, etc.
  2. A narrow strip or band of fabric, especially a fine fabric such as satin or velvet, finished at the edges and used for trimming, tying, or finishing.
  3. A band of colored cloth signifying membership in an order or the award of a prize.
An emblem given as an award or honor.
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  1. An emblem given as an award or honor.
  2. A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
  3. Any distinguishing mark, sign, or symbol
Any of various modifications of the cross design, such as a Latin cross or Maltese cross.
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  1. Any of various modifications of the cross design, such as a Latin cross or Maltese cross.
  2. A monument in the form of a cross, or with a cross on it, marking a crossroad, boundary, grave, etc.
  3. (Christianity) The sign of the cross.
Honors. From the Ancient Greek practice of crowning victors with a branch from the laurel bush, sacred to Apollo.
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  1. Honors. From the Ancient Greek practice of crowning victors with a branch from the laurel bush, sacred to Apollo.
  2. Plural form of laurel
Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
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  1. Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament:
  2. A decoration; that which adorns.
  3. A decoration or ornament
Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
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  1. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
  2. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
  3. An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
(Law) A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant
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  1. (Law) A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant
  2. A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
  3. A decoration; embellishment
  1. Something that garnishes; a decoration, adornment or embellishment
  2. An ornament; decoration; embellishment; trimming
Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
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  1. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
  2. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
  3. An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
Ornaments collectively; decoration
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  1. Ornaments collectively; decoration
  2. Decoration, adornment or embellishment.
  3. An ornament or embellishment
Something that is trimmed, as a section of film cut out in editing
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  1. Something that is trimmed, as a section of film cut out in editing
  2. Excised or rejected material, such as film that has been cut in editing.
  3. Any ornamental trimming
An accompaniment to a meal.
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  1. An accompaniment to a meal.
  2. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
  3. Decoration; ornament
A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
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  1. A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
  2. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
  3. An emblem given as an award or honor.
A similar piece of metal with a religious figure or design, worn or carried as an aid to piety
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  1. A similar piece of metal with a religious figure or design, worn or carried as an aid to piety
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