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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A precious or semiprecious stone; A person who is brilliant and precious; A precious possession. v. - Adorn or decorate with precious stones.

Usage examples (38)
  • The eye is the jewel of the body.
  • Another jewel is the writing of Andrew Drilon in "White".
  • Economically speaking, this jewel is tarnished and is in need of a buffing.
  • The album will be available in jewel case, dorm poster, high school mix tape, and frisbee. for more
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  • A "jewel" is a (precious stone), a "joule" is (a measure of energy in physics). Do not confuse these with "jowl" which refers to the jaw and the loose skin of the throat).
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