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synonyms for inlay

  • decorate
  • inset
  • tessellate
  • trim
  • veneer
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How to use inlay in a sentence

Not only were the Britons expert in ordinary metal-work but they are believed to have invented the art of enamelled-inlay.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
With illustrations and inlay cover picture by Harrison Fisher.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
This is actually done with the working drawing by the inlay cutter.
LINE AND FORM (1900)WALTER CRANE
Wheel-lock of blued steel, with gold and silver inlay, and wheel-guard of tracery in thin gold.
ARMOUR IN ENGLANDJ. STARKIE GARDNER
The whole of the front lacks repose, a condition which is intensified by the black and white inlay of the flat surfaces.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
The floor is a grand example of opus Alexandrinum inlay, and is as good in this respect as the best in Italy.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
The lower portion of the walls of the aisles is composed of marble slabs separated from one another by inlay of Moorish design.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
From the delicately wrought Buhl table the silver inlay had been harshly stripped out of its bed of shell.
THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNELBARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
The skilled workers, whose deft fingers and trained vision produce the exquisite silver inlay designs, get as much as a shilling.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Fill up the parts cut out in Illustration 65 with coloured stuff, and it would be inlay.
ART IN NEEDLEWORKLEWIS F. DAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INLAY

  • 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
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