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  • as indecoration
  • as inembroidery

synonyms for arabesque

  • color
  • design
  • finery
  • ornament
  • plaque
  • ribbon
  • trinket
  • wreath
  • bauble
  • braid
  • curlicue
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • extravagance
  • festoon
  • filigree
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • fretwork
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • fuss
  • garbage
  • garnish
  • gewgaws
  • gilt
  • gimcracks
  • gingerbread
  • inlay
  • lace
  • parquetry
  • scroll
  • sequin
  • spangle
  • thing
  • tinsel
  • trimming
  • appliqué
  • fandangle
  • garniture
  • tooling
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antonyms for arabesque

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  • plainness
  • eyesore
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    How to use arabesque in a sentence

    This contains the seventeen books, and is very beautifully written, and illuminated with arabesque designs.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
    A sort of arabesque resembling the backbone of a fish called the Tollo.
    TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
    The decorative style of that period is sometimes called the Arabesque, and sometimes the Grotesque.
    NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
    But with such care has every detail been arranged, one never thinks of the balance, the arabesque, the pattern.
    THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
    The Allegretti opens with an arabesque tone-poem of somber sweetness, under which strange and varied delights are hidden.
    BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
    Gold, intricately engraved in an Arabesque pattern, and set in the center with a single diamond.
    THE EYES HAVE ITGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
    The Arabesque roof was borne on Byzantine arches, which gave free access on three sides from a delightful parterre.
    THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
    The carpet, which was in itself a study, was an arabesque pattern of oak upon a light-blue ground.
    RUTLEDGEMIRIAM COLES HARRIS
    The carved arabesque work indicates the period of this picture, which has been much injured by the hand of time.
    CATALOGUE OF THE GALLERY OF ART OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETYANONYMOUS
    But were Shelley's chief contemporaries admirers of the arabesque of the cockney school, or were they affected by it?
    EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
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    capacitor

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