Roget category 8476. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.2. Discriminative affections
ornamental art —
[surface coatings for wood: list]
[surface coatings for metal] gilding, plating, ormolu, enamel, cloisonn_e.
[surface coatings for human skin] cosmetics (in general), makeup — [Makeup list], eye shadow, rouge, face powder, lipstick, blush.
[ornamental surface pattern: list] pattern, diaper, powdering, paneling, graining, pargeting† — detail — repousse (convexity) 250 — texture etc. 329 — richness — tracery, molding, fillet, listel†, strapwork†, coquillage [Fr.], flourish, fleur-de-lis [Fr.], arabesque, fret, anthemion† — egg and tongue, egg and dart — astragal†, zigzag, acanthus, cartouche — pilaster etc. (projection) 250 — bead, beading — champleve ware [Fr.], cloisonne ware — frost work, Moresque [Lat.], Morisco, tooling.
[ornamental cloth] embroidery — brocade, brocatelle†, galloon, lace, fringe, trapping, border, edging, trimming — hanging, tapestry, arras — millinery, ermine — drap d'or [Fr.].
wreath, festoon, garland, chaplet, flower, nosegay, bouquet, posy, daisies pied and violets blue," tassel, [Love's Labor's Lost], knot — shoulder knot, apaulette†, epaulet, aigulet†, frog — star, rosette, bow — feather, plume, pompom†, panache, aigrette.
finery, frippery, gewgaw, gimcrack, tinsel, spangle, clinquant†, pinchbeck, paste — excess of ornament etc. (vulgarity) 851 — gaud, pride.
[ornamentation of text] illustration, illumination, vignette.
fleuron† — head piece [Fr.], tail piece [Fr.] — cul-de-lampe [Fr.] — flowers of rhetoric etc. 577 — work of art.
smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, enamel, japan, lacquer, paint, grain.
garnish, trim, dizen†, bedizen, prink†, prank — trick out, fig out — deck, bedeck, dight†, bedight†, array — begawd†, titivate† — dress, dress up — spangle, bespangle, powder — embroider, work — chase, emboss, fret, emblazon — illuminate — illustrate.
become etc. (accord with) 23.
smart, gay, trickly†, flowery, glittering — new gilt, new spangled — fine as a Mayday queen, fine as a fivepence†, fine as a carrot fresh scraped — pranked out, bedight†, well-groomed.
in full dress etc. (fashion) 852 — dressed to kill, dressed to the nines, dressed to advantage — in Sunday best, en grand tenue [Fr.], en grande toilette [Fr.] — in best bib and tucker, endimanche [Fr.].
showy, flashy — gaudy etc. (vulgar) 851 — garish, gairish† — gorgeous.
ornamental, decorative — becoming etc. (accordant) 23.
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