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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To drape or hang with adornments.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : to festoon a hall. ,to festoon flowers and leaves
  • Iraq two years ago, Mr Cottone found himself standing next to a marine captain festooned with medals and ribbons.
  • "To queue is glorious," reads a new catchphrase festooned across Beijing as part of the government's frantic push to improve social etiquette for the Olympics.
  • This elegant, Edwardian "festooned" piece, which is part of a necklace-and-earring set, includes 175 EDF flawless white diamonds for a total of around 50 carats. for more
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