Embellishing

  • 1 Embellishing — Embellish Em*bel lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embellished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embellishing}.] [OE. embelisen, embelisshen, F. embellir; pref. em (L. in) + bel, beau, beautiful. See {Beauty}.] To make beautiful or elegant by ornaments; to decorate;… …

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  • 2 embellishing — em·bel·lish || ɪm belɪʃ v. adorn, beautify, ornament, decorate …

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  • 4 dance — dancingly, adv. /dans, dahns/, v., danced, dancing, n. v.i. 1. to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or… …

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  • 5 Quartal and quintal harmony — In music, quartal harmony is the building of chordal and melodic structures with a distinct preference for intervals of fourths . (.Use of the term arises from a contrast, compositional or perceptual, with traditional tertian harmonic… …

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  • 6 jazz — jazzer, n. /jaz/, n. 1. music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble… …

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  • 7 art, African — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.       For more general… …

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  • 8 Design Patterns — Not to be confused with the concept of a Design pattern. Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object Oriented Software …

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  • 9 Terry Austin (comics) — Infobox Comics creator name = Terry Austin imagesize = caption = birthname = birthdate = birth date and age|1952|08|23 location = Detroit, MichiganCooke, Jon B. The Artistry of Terry Austin, Comic Book Artist Collection 2 . TwoMorrows Publishing …

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  • 10 Crazy quilting — Crazy quilt by Granny Irwin, Museum of Appalachia, Norris, Tennessee The term crazy quilting is often used to refer to the textile art of crazy patchwork and is sometimes used interchangeably with that term. Crazy quilting does not actually refer …

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  • 11 Musical improvisation — (also known as Musical Extemporization) is the creative activity of immediate ( in the moment ) musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other… …

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  • 12 Cinco canciones populares argentinas — are a set of five songs for voice and piano, comprising both entirely new compositions as well as new settings of existing melodies, written in 1943 by Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera as his opus 10. The five songs are as follows: 1.… …

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  • 13 Finishing (disambiguation) — Finishing can refer to:* In whiskey making, finishing is a method of aging that involves multiple casks.* In bookbinding, finishing is the process of embellishing a book.* In manufacturing, finishing refers to coatings or other treatments applied …

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  • 14 Trope — • A collective name which, since about the close of the Middle Ages or a little later, has been applied to texts of great variety (in both poetry and prose) written for the purpose of amplifying and embellishing an independently complete… …

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  • 15 decorative — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ornamental, embellishing, beautifying, florid; see beautiful 1 , ornamental 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. ornamental, beautifying, embellishing, *dressy, garnishing. ANT.: plain …

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  • 16 embellish — [[t]ɪmbe̱lɪʃ[/t]] embellishes, embellishing, embellished 1) VERB If something is embellished with decorative features or patterns, it has those features or patterns on it and they make it look more attractive. [be V ed with n] The stern was… …

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  • 17 decoration — dec o*ra tion (d[e^]k [ o]*r[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [LL. decoratio: cf. F. d[ e]coration.] 1. The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation. [1913 Webster] 2. That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of… …

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  • 18 Embellish — Em*bel lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embellished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embellishing}.] [OE. embelisen, embelisshen, F. embellir; pref. em (L. in) + bel, beau, beautiful. See {Beauty}.] To make beautiful or elegant by ornaments; to decorate; to adorn;… …

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  • 19 Embellished — Embellish Em*bel lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embellished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embellishing}.] [OE. embelisen, embelisshen, F. embellir; pref. em (L. in) + bel, beau, beautiful. See {Beauty}.] To make beautiful or elegant by ornaments; to decorate;… …

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  • 20 ornamental — or na*men tal, a. [Cf. F. ornemental.] Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing. [1913 Webster] Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles. Sir T. Browne.… …

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