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Synonyms for accoutrement

clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

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Anice tearoom selling homemade scones and jam is far more our cup of tea than saucy outfits and strange sexual accoutrements.
I have seen too many college students unable to see and appreciate the invention in a stunning ballet because they can't get past the pointe shoes or tutu--the very accoutrements that probably led them to ballet in the first place.
Although covered by the media that emphasized the glitz and glamour of the occasion, focusing on designer gowns and accoutrements, Cleage makes clear that this was a celebration of sisterhood, of accomplishment, and of dreams that did not dry like a raisin in the sun.
The drawings' subjects employ hand gestures and bear accoutrements that are apparently symbolic--although what, exactly, they symbolize remains ambiguous.
For example, the Merriam-Webster and American Heritage dictionaries give accoutrements the French spelling.
The agreement between the two countries, which underlines cooperation in research and development in the defense industry, the production of military accoutrements and providing technical assistance in modernizing those accoutrements, was signed on May 7, 2013.
11) was very fortunate to win a scholarship to Middlesbrough High School, and have parents able to pay for the necessary accoutrements.
Describing fish tacos as her fave "family meal", the actress, married to Coldplay's Chris Martin, says: "I put the various accoutrements in little bowls so everyone can assemble their own taco.
The purpose of the visit was to repossess all uniforms and military accoutrements that remained in the convicted murderer's possession.
For those who may care - and are open to viable solutions - listen to this creative concept: Our numerous closed military bases could be stripped of all military accoutrements, and opened to the disadvantaged - providing, food, clothing, shelter, health care, social equality and insightful employment - with interim military administration.
A booming housing market on lower interest rates fueled other sales, such as accoutrements for the home and home electronics.
In this story, published 13 years ago, we outlined a process--assiduously tested by staff members--of forming ordinary hardware screening into Caribbean carnival-style masks and decorating them with colored masking tape, yarn, and other accoutrements.
For instance, the test chamber did not include carpet, many office furniture materials, and other normal interior accoutrements that might interact with VOCs and ozone.
The days when Ravel's Bolero or Roxy Music's "Avalon" were surefire aural accoutrements for getting hot and heavy are long gone.
Designed by a company associated with a home plans outfit and rather obviously not by architects, the accoutrements stuffed into the half million dollar building suggest that the Big Things for the coming year are giant tvs and (unlike last year when wiring new houses up for networks was hot) wireless networks--which need nothing at all in the way of installation from the builder.