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bedeck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bedeck

  1. 1 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming bedecked the house with hundreds of miniature lights for the party Synonyms of bedeck adorn, array, beautify, decorate, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimWords Related to bedeck accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms of bedeck simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms of bedeck blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

  2. 2 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes the ladies arrived bedecked in furs Synonyms of bedeck apparel, array, attire, clothe, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureWords Related to bedeck cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms of bedeck denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms of bedeck disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]



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