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noun as in adornment

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The filing fees are low, the courts rule in plaintiffs’ favor when defendants don’t show up and once a district has a judgment, it can return to court to seek a garnishment of a parent’s wages or, in some cases, their assets.

Because employers can be held liable for failure to adhere to a wage garnishment order, they are reluctant to act without explicit direction from the Education Department.

Although the federal agency instructs employers to cease garnishment, companies must take action to end it.

The suits routinely result in judgments, which in turn usually result in attempts at garnishment, according to a ProPublica analysis of Missouri court filings.

On paper, Randall Ward would seem to be well-insulated from garnishment.

Change the map into a steaming roast turkey by adding the lines to form the wing, the "drumstick," the garnishment and the plate.

The Roman god of wine, frequently invoked in the garnishment of Latin and Italian speech.

Now we know that garnishment is transcendent brightness, and brilliancy; to adorn and polish surface.

There is also exemption from levy on execution, attachment, or garnishment sixty per cent.

The following personal property is exempt from seizure or sale on any execution and from attachment or garnishment: 1st.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to garnishment, such as: beautification, decoration, embellishment, gilding, ornament, and ornamentation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.