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noun as in trinket

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We’d develop a dysfunctional relationship, a one-sided thing where I took care of it—groomed it, blew on it, looked lovingly at its shapes, hung colorful baubles on it—and it would remain obdurate.

Through shopping with one of these apps, the carbon footprint of that extra sweater, toy, or bauble can look a lot more real.

In the time before Christmas, only hang a few light ornaments, and hold off on heavy baubles that drag down branches until the week of the holiday.

Justice is not some bauble to be sold to the highest bidder.

From Time

The chain’s advertising tactics shifted again in 1979, introducing the Happy Meal with its precious toy baubles.

From Eater

For this apparently new and shiny one-state bauble is in fact a prudently discarded historical relic.

This would not include the occasional sapphire or emerald bauble, nor the gold or pearl necessities.

Finally I located and extracted the missing bauble, and with a triumphant whoop Elizabeth led me back into the waiting room.

Domino was a beautiful bauble, but its disappearance was a fairly minor loss to the wider culture.

The object had something of the form of a jester's bauble with points, which hung flabby and undulating.

A shout of laughter burst from the mob, and the clown flourished his bauble and bowed acknowledgments from side to side.

His eyes dimmed as they conveyed to him the image of his still beloved Imperatorskoye—he pressed the bauble to his lips.

Rising, Bon Vouloir, amid the exclamations of the court, claimed the privilege that went with the bauble.

Never anything but trouble has followed in the wake of that unhappy bauble of vanity since it first put in its appearance.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bauble, such as: knickknack, trinket, doodad, gewgaw, gimcrack, and novelty.

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