2. Discriminative Affections

[Antonyms: simplicity; blemish.]

[Nouns] ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture.

garnish, polish, varnish, French polish, gilding, japanning, lacquer, ormolu, enamel, cosmetics.

pattern, diaper, powdering, paneling, graining, pargeting; detail; texture [more]; richness; tracery, molding, fillet, listel, strapwork, coquillage, flourish, fleur-de-lis, arabesque, fret, anthemion; egg and tongue, egg and dart; astragal, zigzag, acanthus, cartouche; pilaster (projection) [more]; bead, beading; champleve ware, cloisonne ware; frost work, Moresque, Morisco, tooling.

embroidery; brocade, brocatelle, galloon, lace, fringe, trapping, border, edging, trimming; hanging, tapestry, arras; millinery, ermine; drap d'or.

wreath, festoon, garland, chaplet, flower, nosegay, bouquet, posy, "daisies pied and biolets blue" [L.L.L.]

tassel, knot; shoulder knot, apaulette, epaulet, aigulet, frog; star, rosette, bow; feather, plume, panache, aigrette.

jewel, jewelry, jewellery; bijoutry; bijou, bijouterie; trinket; locket, necklace, bracelet, anklet; earring; locket, carcanet; chain, chatelaine; broach, torque.

gem, precious stone; diamond, brilliant, beryl, emerald, chalcedony, agate, heliotrope; girasol, girasole; onyx, plasma; sard, sardonyx; garnet, lapis lazuli, opal, peridot, chrysolite; sapphire, ruby; spinel, spinelle; balais; oriental, oriental topaz; turquois, turquoise; zircon, jacinth, hyacinth, carbuncle, amethyst; alexandrite, cat's eye, bloodstone, hematite, jasper, moonstone, sunstone.

pearl, coral.

finery, frippery, gewgaw, gimcrack, tinsel, spangle, clinquant, pinchbeck, paste; excess of ornament (vulgarity) [more]; gaud, pride.

illustration, illumination, vignette.

fleuron; head piece, tail piece; cul-de-lampe; flowers of rhetoric [more]; work of art.

[Verbs] ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize.

smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, enamel, japan, lacquer, paint, grain.

garnish, trim, dizen, bedizen, prink, prank; trick out, fig out; deck, bedeck, dight, bedight, array; begawd, titivate; dress, dress up; spangle, bespangle, powder; embroider, work; chase, emboss, fret, emblazon; illuminate; illustrate.

become (accord with) [more].

[Adjectives] ornamented, beautified; ornate, rich, gilt, begilt, tesselated, festooned; champleve, cloisonne, topiary.

smart, gay, trickly, flowery, glittering; new gilt, new spangled; fine as a Mayday queen, fine as a fivepence, fine as a carrot fresh scraped; pranked out, bedlight, well-groomed.

in full dress (fashion) [more]; dressed to advantage; in Sunday best, en grand tenue, en grande toilette; in best bib and tucker, endimanche.

showy, flashy; gaudy (vulgar) [more]; garish, gairish; gorgeous.

ornamental, decorative; becoming (accordant) [more].

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