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jewel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jewel

  1. 1 a usually valuable stone cut and polished for ornament <a necklace set with priceless jewels> Synonyms brilliant, gemstone, gem, rock [slang]Related Words bauble, bijou, trinket; birthstone; baguette, cabochon, cameo, scarab, solitaire, teardrop; paste, rhinestone, zircon; crown jewels, jewelryNear Antonyms rough

  2. 2 an asset that brings praise or renown <an illuminated medieval manuscript that is the jewel of the library's collection of rare books> Synonyms boast, credit, crown jewel, honor, glory, pride, treasure, trophyRelated Words pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtueNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  3. 3 someone or something unusually desirable <a star athlete who would be a jewel for any team> Synonyms catch, gem, prize, pearl, plum, treasureRelated Words blessing, find, godsend, goody (or goodie), valuable, windfall; booty, loot, plunder, spoil, swag; brass ring; glory, pride; gold, jackpot, prize money, treasure troveNear Antonyms lemon, loser




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