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synonyms for festoon

  • adorn
  • deck
  • drape
  • hang
  • swag
  • trim
  • garnish
  • wreath
See also synonyms for: festooned
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How to use festoon in a sentence

These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Between the posts hung a festoon of signalling flags, long pointed strips of bunting with red balls or blue on them.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
For decoration use autumnal grasses, wheat, oats and corn, and festoon strings of them wherever possible.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
Bank the fire-place and corners with boughs of autumn leaves, and festoon them in garlands wherever there is a vacant place.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
"But I am not a fortune-teller," he said, letting his head drop into a festoon of towel, and towelling away at his two ears.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
And the following night a festoon of corpses dangled and swung from the towers of Nideck!
THE MAN-WOLF AND OTHER TALESEMILE ERCKMANN AND ALEXANDRE CHATRIAN
Cook came out of the library where she was assisting with the festoon hanging.
MORE WILLIAMRICHMAL CROMPTON
When the patches arrange themselves in an irregular winding or festoon-like manner; as, for instance, in some cases of psoriasis.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Even in the poor man's cottage blossoms break forth upon floor and walls, while vines festoon the humblest door.
RIGHT LIVING AS A FINE ARTNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
As Rolfe lifted this festoon, to pass through, the sound of female voices greeted him.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXIII NO. 4 OCTOBER 1848VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FESTOON

  • boutonniere
  • buttonhole
  • corsage
  • festoon
  • garland
  • lei
  • nosegay
  • posy
  • pot
  • spray
  • vase
  • wreath
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.