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decoration
an addition that makes something more attractive or ornate


artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
arabesque - an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design
architectural ornament - (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
beading, beadwork - ornamentation with beads
bow - a decorative interlacing of ribbons
brass - an ornament or utensil made of brass
centerpiece, centrepiece - something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
Christmas tree - an ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration
cockade - an ornament (such as a knot of ribbon or a rosette) usually worn on the hat
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
embellishment - a superfluous ornament
finial - an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
gimcrack, gimcrackery, falderol, folderal, nonsense, trumpery, frill - ornamental objects of no great value
gargoyle - an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
garnish - any decoration added as a trimming or adornment
graffiti, graffito - a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
hanging, wall hanging - decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"
hood ornament - an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer
encrustation, incrustation - a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay
inlay - a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
decor, interior decoration - decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
pommel, knob - an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
lunula - a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
nailhead - something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
necklet - decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament
overlay - a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
rosemaling - a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
set decoration - a decoration used as part of the set of a theatrical or movie production
sgraffito - a ceramic or mural decoration made by scratching off a surface layer to reveal the ground
volute, spiral - ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
sprig - an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers
rivet, stud - ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
fin, tail fin, tailfin - one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
tinsel - a showy decoration that is basically valueless; "all the tinsel of self-promotion"
tracery - decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs
wind bell, wind chime - a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle
garnish - something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration

adornment
a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

stripe, banding, band - an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
fallal, gaud, gewgaw, trinket, bangle, bauble, novelty - cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
beauty spot - a spot that is worn on a lady's face for adornment
boutonniere - a flower that is worn in a buttonhole
circlet - decorated metal band worn around the head
cordon - adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
epaulet, epaulette - adornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder
fob - an adornment that hangs from a watch chain
flounce, furbelow, ruffle, frill - a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
frog - a decorative loop of braid or cord
frontal, frontlet - an adornment worn on the forehead
jewellery, jewelry - an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of
precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
pectoral medallion, pectoral - an adornment worn on the chest or breast
pendant, pendent - an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
plume - a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
pom-pom, pompon - decoration consisting of a ball of tufted wool or silk; usually worn on a hat
rosette - an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor
diamante, pallette, sequin, spangle - adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
tassel - adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end
passementerie, trim, trimming - a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the
trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
war paint - adornment consisting of paint applied to the face and body before a battle