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fretwork

See definition of fretwork on Dictionary.com
  • as inlattice
  • as indecoration
  • as infiligree

synonyms for fretwork

  • filigree
  • frame
  • grating
  • grid
  • grill
  • latticework
  • net
  • network
  • openwork
  • reticulation
  • screen
  • structure
  • tracery
  • web
  • color
  • wreath
  • ornament
  • trinket
  • finery
  • design
  • ribbon
  • plaque
  • lace
  • garbage
  • spangle
  • doodad
  • extravagance
  • filigree
  • flounce
  • bauble
  • frippery
  • braid
  • frill
  • dingbat
  • inlay
  • garnish
  • trimming
  • fuss
  • jazz
  • festoon
  • gilt
  • flourish
  • scroll
  • thing
  • sequin
  • garniture
  • arabesque
  • furbelow
  • tinsel
  • curlicue
  • parquetry
  • gingerbread
  • appliqué
  • fandangle
  • tooling
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antonyms for fretwork

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  • solid
  • plainness
  • eyesore
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    How to use fretwork in a sentence

    I turned, and scarlet through the festoons of gleaming white glowed the fretwork of a pagoda.
    A JOURNAL FROM JAPANMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
    Sculptured by its own glacier mantle, its slopes have become diversified with a fretwork of ridges, peaks, and canyons.
    MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
    The new style then consisted of interlaced fretwork or entwined branches of white and gold on a background of variegated colours.
    CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
    The ring is made of open fretwork, to permit the free passage of air upwards to strike the outside of the flame.
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
    There are aspects when the fretwork designs made by Laons towers against the sky are superb.
    HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
    The shelves will look very nice with a border of fretwork, in sycamore, placed either above or below their edges.
    HOUSEHOLD ORGANIZATIONFLORENCE CADDY
    The needlewoman has preferred to sew over the raw edges of the stuff, and give us a perfect piece of Fretwork in linen.
    ART IN NEEDLEWORKLEWIS F. DAY
    He laughed delightedly, his eyes almost disappearing behind a fretwork of fine wrinkles.
    JUST AROUND THE CORNERFANNIE HURST
    The walls from the floor to the ceiling were covered with cedar wood, and adorned with gold fretwork.
    HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. I (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
    Rajah Darpore was leaning lazily against the fretwork marble balustrade just where the ghat steps dipped down under the water.
    THE THREE SAPPHIRESW. A. FRASER
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    WORDS RELATED TO FRETWORK

    • appliqué
    • arabesque
    • bauble
    • braid
    • color
    • curlicue
    • design
    • dingbat
    • doodad
    • extravagance
    • fandangle
    • festoon
    • filigree
    • finery
    • flounce
    • flourish
    • fretwork
    • frill
    • frippery
    • furbelow
    • fuss
    • garbage
    • garnish
    • garniture
    • gilt
    • gingerbread
    • inlay
    • jazz
    • lace
    • ornament
    • parquetry
    • plaque
    • ribbon
    • scroll
    • sequin
    • spangle
    • thing
    • tinsel
    • tooling
    • trimming
    • trinket
    • wreath
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.