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English noun: jewel

1. jewel (artifact) a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

Synonymsgem, precious stone

Broader (hypernym)jewellery, jewelry

Narrower (hyponym)crown jewel, diamond, emerald, pearl, ruby, sapphire, solitaire

2. jewel (person) a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

English verb: jewel

1. jewel (creation) adorn or decorate with precious stones

SamplesJeweled dresses.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

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