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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cover or adorn with or as if with or swathe in or as if in folds of cloth.

Usage examples (36)
  • Buying curtains and expensive drapes is not necessary.
  • For presidential candidates, "measuring the drapes" is no longer taboo.
  • Outside now, sandstone tenements of night are shaped in drapes of Rembrandt's candlelight.
  • For presidential candidates, "measuring the drapes" is no longer taboo, but legal -- sort of. for more
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