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synonyms for frilling

  • adorn
  • bedeck
  • brighten
  • deck
  • do up
  • dress up
  • festoon
  • fix up
  • grace
  • illuminate
  • paint
  • renovate
  • spruce up
  • trim
  • bedizen
  • burnish
  • color
  • enhance
  • enrich
  • finish
  • furbish
  • garnish
  • gild
  • idealize
  • ornament
  • perfect
  • prank
  • add finishing touches
  • dress out
  • frill
  • gussy up
  • jazz up

antonyms for frilling

MOST RELEVANT
  • darken
  • dull
  • hurt
  • ruin
  • decrease
  • reduce
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How to use frilling in a sentence

She wore a black, closely fitting dress, touched at throat and wrists with white frilling.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
She gave these answers, with her attention apparently absorbed in folding and refolding the frilling on her nightgown.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Her fingers dropped from the frilling of her nightgown, and her fierce black eyes flashed at me.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Her fingers went back to the frilling, and she turned her head sullenly away from me.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Deep and graceful frilling on the lip is always characteristic of this species; it reaches absolute perfection here.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
She covered her chairs with Turkey-red cotton, frilling them round the seats.
EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
And big tears trickled down her cheeks as far as the frilling of her collarette.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
There was a frilling, or ruche, or tucker, about the throat that I think had been sewn into it three weeks before.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
This is known as "frilling," and in bad cases it may spread until a large part of the film42 has detached itself from the glass.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
Christine stood by the dressing-table pleating the cover-frilling with her small fingers that were loaded with rings.
THE DESERT AND THE SOWNMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
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