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gem

gem

pronunciation:
jem
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a precious stone that has been cut and polished, or a pearl of high quality; jewel.
 
synonyms:
jewel
similar words:
ornament, rock, stone
definition 2: anything or anyone that is very valuable.
My cousin is a real gem.
synonyms:
jewel, treasure
similar words:
ornament
derivation: gemlike (adj.)
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  jewelry, rock, stone