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bedeck

be·deck

bedeck

 
pronunciation:
b dek
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bedecked, bedecking, bedecks
definition: to dress or decorate in a showy way; adorn extravagantly.
They bedecked their Christmas tree with gold ribbons and strings of sparkling beads.
similar words:
apparel, trick
Word Parts
The word bedeck contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.