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A quick fix for our times are hoodies tricked out to resemble the garb of lords, ladies and heraldry-specific monarchs.

One post described a group of young men in “military garb” forcing their way through a barricade, breaking a window and storming into the building, damaging furniture on the way in, according to a statement of facts.

If our only concern was nature’s well-being, I’m afraid to tell you that our best behavior would be to stay far away from nature and not buy the gasoline, pickup trucks, polyester garb, and plastic rafts that must be manufactured for us to enjoy it.

Rather than be clad in their leafy garb, distant trees still seemed cloaked in a pale haze of tentative new buds.

So Aoki purchased a surgical robe, mask, and gloves and began showing up to homes dressed in full medical garb.

Religious leaders were there, Logan said, but not all of them were dressed in typical preacher garb.

One depicts a procession of figures wearing both Mayan and Spanish garb, some holding what appear to be human hearts.

There were men dressed in colonial garb complete with knee-breeches and powdered wigs.

Their militarized garb reflected the atmosphere: West Florissant is a war zone.

On the streets of Cairo pictures of Sisi in full military garb are plastered on billboards and hang from lampposts.

Looking through this hole, the king perceived an old man weeping, a man in mourning garb singing, and a nun or widow dancing.

He did not have to wait very long until a man in the garb of a telegraph messenger came up the street.

Their garb, their gestures, their salutations, had a wild and barbarous character.

My attention was now directed to three who were among the worthiest, adorned with crowns, and in the silken garb of archangels.

He was dressed in khaki—a garb much affected by transcontinental automobile tourists.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to garb, such as: apparel, attire, costume, dress, duds, and garment.

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