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English noun: spangle

1. spangle (artifact) adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing

Synonymsdiamante, sequin

Broader (hypernym)adornment

English verb: spangle

1. spangle (perception) glitter as if covered with spangles

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)gleam, glint, glisten, glitter, shine

2. spangle (creation) decorate with spangles

SamplesThe star-spangled banner.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

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

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