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noun as in crest

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The tassel produces pollen, which is the semen of the plant world.

Matt was placing tassels in the graduation boxes, and everything was perfectly laid out.

She stared absently at the silk tassel, twirling it about her white fingers more and more rapidly.

Then, resuming his cape and Belgian cap, with its tassel over his forehead, he went out into the street again.

He wore a nightcap with a tassel, and for days never left his room, occasionally appearing in a faded peacock-blue dressing-gown.

Cordelia was making the tassel for one corner, and Alma Lane one for another.

But Tilly only laughed, and Cordelia forgot her question with the last stitch she put into her tassel.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tassel, such as: ridge, aigrette, caruncle, chine, cockscomb, and comb.

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