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English noun: adornment

1. adornment (artifact) a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


Narrower (hyponym)band, banding, bangle, bauble, beauty spot, boutonniere, circlet, cordon, diamante, epaulet, epaulette, fallal, flounce, fob, frill, frog, frontal, frontlet, furbelow, gaud, gewgaw, jewellery, jewelry, novelty, passementerie, pectoral, pectoral medallion, pendant, pendent, plume, pom-pom, pompon, rosette, ruffle, sequin, spangle, stripe, tassel, trim, trimming, trinket, war paint

2. adornment (act) the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting


Broader (hypernym)decoration









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