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See definition of decking on Dictionary.com
  • as inornamental
  • as indressing

synonyms for decking

  • exquisite
  • ornate
  • showy
  • accessory
  • fancy
  • adorning
  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • beautifying
  • decorating
  • delicate
  • dressy
  • elaborate
  • embellishing
  • enhancing
  • festooned
  • florid
  • for show
  • garnishing
  • heightening
  • luxurious
  • setting off
See also synonyms for: deckings
  • adorning
  • appareling
  • robing
  • getting dressed
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antonyms for decking

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  • plain
  • unembellished
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    How to use decking in a sentence

    Little boys when decking themselves out with tall hat and monstrously big clothes seem to be trying to put on an alarming aspect.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Then they both looked at another miniature portraying him riding one lamb, while he was decking another with ribbons.
    NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
    Her only pleasure now in decking herself out was in thinking that her mother would take delight in seeing her dressed.
    NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
    In the second passage reference is made to the decking of the chief dish at high feasts with garlands of flowers and evergreens.
    THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
    A decking of bamboo slats secured by copper-wire to the crossbars was usually employed.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    Everything possible was left behind, the sledge-decking being even cut away, until only three light bamboo slats remained.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    On such occasions, the lover displays his gallantry by decking his mistress with these living gems.
    THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
    And forthwith the mate put in a pleasant hour decking the ship with her larboard studding-sails, from the royals down.
    THE CRUISE OF THE "ESMERALDA"HARRY COLLINGWOOD
    The benches they are decking, now shall the bride with me bend her way home.
    THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
    She attended to her duties as usual, and the vicar had no reason to complain that the decking of the altar suffered.
    THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
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    WORDS RELATED TO DECKING

    • adorning
    • appareling
    • decking
    • getting dressed
    • robing
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