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Word of the Day 06/12/19 Decoration

Decoration (noun)
decoration [ dek-uh-rey-shuh n ]


noun
1. something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment: The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance.
2. the act of decorating.
3. interior decoration.
4. a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor: a decoration for bravery.

RELATED FORMS
non·dec·o·ra·tion, noun
o·ver·dec·o·ra·tion, noun
re·dec·o·ra·tion, noun
su·per·dec·o·ra·tion, noun

RELATED WORDS
ornament, color, wreath, trinket, finery, design, ribbon, plaque, badge, flounce, adornment, spangle, frill, enhancement, improvement, elaboration, designing, illumination, garnish, flourish

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Origin: 1575–85; < Late Latin decorātiōn- (stem of decorātiō) an ornament. See decorate, -ion

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