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Word: emblazon

Definition: ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment


More Vocab Words

::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose