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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of adorning.
  • n. Something that beautifies or adorns; an ornament: "Japanese food is on the whole superb, one of the adornments of the culture” ( James Fallows).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A decoration; that which adorns.
  • n. The act of decorating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An adorning; an ornament; a decoration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An adorning; that which adorns; ornament.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
  • n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

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