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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Gemstones that are less valuable than the best stones.

Usage examples (35)
  • Eva liked semiprecious stones better than diamonds.
  • Such semiprecious stones as amethyst, garnet, jade, and tourmaline
  • We don't bother much with what Kimmer terms semiprecious, though he has some fine turquoise he says extremely valuable.
  • "But a topaz is a stone, " I said, -a kind of semiprecious stone. for more
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