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verb as in honor and give medal

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We’re equally pleased with Curran’s silken sunchoke custard decorated with coins of the pickled vegetable.

Last year, everyone was decorating earlier for Christmas and Halloween.

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She would invite friends for Thanksgiving and Easter dinners at her home, which is decorated with a mix of artwork by her mother and friends, plus a few posters of the Grateful Dead, one of her favorite bands.

Further excavation revealed the figurine had come from an elaborately decorated room that he dubbed a temple.

Although Gronkowski was born 144 days earlier, he is clearly on the downslope of his decorated career, whereas Kelce is the NFL’s top player at their position and is coming off a record-setting campaign.

She began operating out of her home garage in 1980, slowly acquiring the many props and tools that would decorate her dungeon.

The owner rescued pieces from deserted monasteries to decorate the hotel.

But not Igor Olenicoff, who was caught commissioning forged sculptures to decorate his California properties.

I had dated non-Jews before, but none went so far as to decorate their home with such blatantly pious trinkets.

Five works by Russian-born artist Kon Trubkovich decorate its booth.

I have made it a caricature of a superhuman ass I know—Tomlinson—who thinks he can decorate.

They even put rings in their noses, as well as in their ears, to decorate themselves.

Turn out and decorate the base with chopped aspic, truffles, parsley, and tomatoes.

Here, too, is the beautiful Cappellone that Brunellesco built for the Pazzi family, whose arms decorate the porch.

I brought these along—thought they might help decorate the room, Mr. White.


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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decorate, such as: adorn, bedeck, brighten, deck, do up, and dress up.

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