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decorate

dec·o·rate

decorate

 
 
pronunciation:
de k reIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: decorated, decorates, decorating
definition 1: to make more beautiful by adding decorations or designs.
We decorated the Christmas tree with blue lights.
 
synonyms:
adorn, deck out, dress, trim
similar words:
embroider, garnish, grace, ornament, stud
definition 2: to give a medal or other badge of honor to.
The army decorates its bravest soldiers.
synonyms:
honor
similar words:
cite, compliment
derivation: decorated (adj.)
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