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plumes

noun
plural of plume

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something given in recognition of achievement
  • the Nobel Prize for Literature is the plume that all authors covet

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plumes

verb
present tense third-person singular of plume

Synonyms of plumes (Entry 2 of 2)

to think highly of (oneself)
  • that jerk plumes himself on his supposed athletic skills

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“Plumes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plumes. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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