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  • 181 Blazoned — Blazon Bla zon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blazoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blazoning}.] [From blazon, n.; confused with 4th blaze: cf. F. blasonner.] 1. To depict in colors; to display; to exhibit conspicuously; to publish or make public far and wide.… …

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  • 182 Blazoning — Blazon Bla zon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blazoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blazoning}.] [From blazon, n.; confused with 4th blaze: cf. F. blasonner.] 1. To depict in colors; to display; to exhibit conspicuously; to publish or make public far and wide.… …

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  • 183 Decorative — Dec o*ra*tive (d[e^]k [ o]*r[.a]*t[i^]v or d[e^]k [ o]*r[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]coratif.] Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning. {Dec o*ra*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Decorative art}, fine art which has for its end ornamentation,… …

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  • 184 Decorative art — Decorative Dec o*ra*tive (d[e^]k [ o]*r[.a]*t[i^]v or d[e^]k [ o]*r[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]coratif.] Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning. {Dec o*ra*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Decorative art}, fine art which has for its end… …

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  • 185 Decorativeness — Decorative Dec o*ra*tive (d[e^]k [ o]*r[.a]*t[i^]v or d[e^]k [ o]*r[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]coratif.] Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning. {Dec o*ra*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Decorative art}, fine art which has for its end… …

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  • 186 Disembellish — Dis em*bel lish, v. t. [Pref. dis + embellish: cf. F. d[ e]sembellir.] To deprive of embellishment; to disadorn. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 187 Dress — (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct; dis + regere… …

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  • 188 Dressed — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 189 Dressing — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 190 Drest — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 191 Flower — Flow er, v. t. To embellish with flowers; to adorn with imitated flowers; as, flowered silk. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 192 Garnish — Gar nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garnishing}.] [OE. garnischen, garnissen, OF. garnir to provide, strengthen, prepare, garnish, warn, F. garnir to provide, furnish, garnish, of German origin; cf. OHG. warn[=o]n to… …

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  • 193 Garnished — Garnish Gar nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garnishing}.] [OE. garnischen, garnissen, OF. garnir to provide, strengthen, prepare, garnish, warn, F. garnir to provide, furnish, garnish, of German origin; cf. OHG. warn[=o]n… …

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  • 194 Garnishing — Garnish Gar nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garnishing}.] [OE. garnischen, garnissen, OF. garnir to provide, strengthen, prepare, garnish, warn, F. garnir to provide, furnish, garnish, of German origin; cf. OHG. warn[=o]n… …

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  • 195 Gem — v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gemming}] 1. To put forth in the form of buds. Gemmed their blossoms. [R.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To adorn with gems or precious stones. [1913 Webster] 3. To embellish or adorn, as with gems; as,… …

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  • 196 Gemmed — Gem Gem v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gemming}] 1. To put forth in the form of buds. Gemmed their blossoms. [R.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To adorn with gems or precious stones. [1913 Webster] 3. To embellish or adorn, as with… …

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  • 197 Gemming — Gem Gem v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gemming}] 1. To put forth in the form of buds. Gemmed their blossoms. [R.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To adorn with gems or precious stones. [1913 Webster] 3. To embellish or adorn, as with… …

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  • 198 Gild — (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gilded} or {Gilt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gilding}.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See {Gold}.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold. Gilded… …

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  • 199 Gilded — Gild Gild (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gilded} or {Gilt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gilding}.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See {Gold}.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold …

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  • 200 Gilding — Gild Gild (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gilded} or {Gilt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gilding}.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See {Gold}.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold …

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