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Synonyms for diamond

a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

a parallelogram with four equal sides

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a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it

References in classic literature ?
Procrastination is not agreeable," observed Amy, taking a last look at the diamonds.
And I am one who will be more prompt to hang thy neck and arms with pearls and diamonds, which so well become them, than to deprive thee of these ornaments.
According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.
That is all very well,' said the King, 'but I cannot give away my daughter until there stands in front of my palace a garden in which there are three fountains, of which the first must play gold, the second diamonds, and the third brilliants.
There, said he, drawing from the casket a large bow of blue ribbon all sparkling with diamonds, "there are the precious studs which I have taken an oath should be buried with me.
I really do not understand diamonds, monsieur, I assure you," cried he.
Then the fever took him again, and he fell down and began to rave about Suliman's Mountains, and the diamonds, and the desert.
In consequence of this battle Kutuzov received a diamond decoration, and Bennigsen some diamonds and a hundred thousand rubles, others also received pleasant recognitions corresponding to their various grades, and following the battle fresh changes were made in the staff.
Is it true that she wore so many diamonds that you couldn't tell where the diamonds left off and Jane began?
He examined the side on which the monogram appeared, inlaid with diamonds.
I do NOT like patchwork," said Anne dolefully, hunting out her workbasket and sitting down before a little heap of red and white diamonds with a sigh.
In a nest of orange velvet lay like three eggs, three white and vivid diamonds that seemed to set the very air on fire all round them.
A stout countess of sixty, decolletee, painted, wrinkled with rouge up to her drooping eyelids, and diamonds twinkling in her wig, is a wholesome and edifying, but not a pleasant sight.
Here he kept a retinue of Kaffirs, who were literally his slaves; and hence he would sally, with enormous diamonds in his shirt and on his finger, in the convoy of a prize-fighter of heinous repute, who was not, however, by any means the worst element in the Rosenthall melange.
So, though in the clear air of day, suspended against a blue-veined neck, the pure-watered diamond drop will healthful glow; yet, when the cunning jeweller would show you the diamond in its most impressive lustre, he lays it against a gloomy ground, and then lights it up, not by the sun, but by some unnatural gases.