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ornament

or·na·ment

ornament

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: or n mnt
definition 1: something that is added to beautify or improve appearance; decoration.
synonyms:
adornment, decoration, embellishment, garnish
similar words:
accessory, bauble, frill, furbelow, garniture, knickknack, trimming
definition 2: a person or thing considered to add to the appearance or quality of something.
This author will be an ornament to our faculty.
synonyms:
asset
similar words:
adornment, advantage, benefit, boon, embellishment, plus
definition 3: a musical note or group of notes added to a melody in order to embellish it.
synonyms:
embellishment
similar words:
grace note
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: or n ment
inflections: ornamented, ornamenting, ornaments
definition 1: to add ornaments to.
synonyms:
adorn, decorate, embellish
similar words:
apparel, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, festoon, garnish, grace, gussy up, trap out, trick out, trim
definition 2: to serve as an ornament to.
Jewels ornamented her ears.
synonyms:
adorn, grace
similar words:
accentuate, apparel, beautify, enhance, figure, prettify
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