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synonyms for aigrette

  • ridge
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • cockscomb
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • tassel
  • tuft
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antonyms for aigrette

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  • nadir
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How to use aigrette in a sentence

She wore a rather severe evening gown of black net, and in her gray hair was a quivering black aigrette.
PATTY'S FRIENDSCAROLYN WELLS
A diamond aigrette sparkled on her head, but her beautiful white throat was bare of ornaments.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Dark phase, Head and neck rufous; back slate; about 30 "aigrette" plumes.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
"Aigrette" plumes, short, dirty gray; rump and belly white; legs blackish.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
White, about 50 straight "aigrette" plumes grow from the back between the wings; legs and feet black.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
White, about 50 recurved "aigrette" plumes grow from back between the wings; legs black, feet yellow.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Her attendants had no aigrette, and their feathered draperies were of sober brown.
THE RAINBOW BOOK TALES OF FUN & FANCYMABEL HENRIETTE SPIELMANN
There was a smothered laugh; and when the light flared up again, the aigrette in her copper-beech hair was all askew.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
To complete the whole, there lay on the top a cap, with a heron's plume fastened by an aigrette of gold.
MISCELLANEAJULIANA HORATIA EWING
She had shaken hands with him and received her costume which was an aigrette and a peacock-feather fan.
TUTORS' LANEWILMARTH LEWIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AIGRETTE

  • aigrette
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • cockscomb
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • ridge
  • tassel
  • tuft
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.