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Synonyms for accoutered

provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military)

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(125.) Michelle LeBaron has commented about the preposterous idea of middle-aged diplomats and "expensively accoutered lawyers" exchanging their dark suits for dancing shoes.
Hall's offbeat presence in what is her first big-budget franchise outing is greatly welcome, Pearce brings an arresting presence to his role as an egghead villain, and a fabulously accoutered and adorned Kingsley has a field day as the elusive Mandarin.
The two classrooms, accoutered with spotlights, A/V projectors and roll-up screens, can accommodate 25 students each, and sliding panels convert it into one large space for larger parties.
The minister, Howard Hanger, appeared at the Starvation Banquet dressed as a nun, and the event concluded with a woman accoutered as Ceres pulling a red wagon loaded with fruit around the hall.
As a puzzle, the New Model looks to be an even thornier challenge than its less pointy predecessor; accoutered with no fewer than 16 new pathways (omitted by oversight from the old model) in its network, it boasts nearly twice as many nodes, network segments and total letters:
For his grand entrance, he was pushed downstage and back up again, accompanied by judges accoutered in crimson, whose fixed gazes recalled the intense stares of the masquers in the pre-show.
'Ponygirl' and 'Ponyboy' refer to a man or woman being accoutered in a harness and leather outfit that emulates their being an equestrian mount--of being turned into a horse for the benefit and pleasure of a master or mistress.
(40) This reality of clear separation between femininity and masculinity in the military was vividly portrayed in one of the official publications of the IDF in the early 1980s: Sorry to disappoint you if you have been influenced by the Hollywood image of Israeli girl soldiers being Amazon-type warriors accoutered in ill-fitting male combat fatigues and toting sub-machine guns.
Appearing onstage in John Augustus Stone's Metamora, or, The Last of the Wampanoags, Forrest was costumed in Indian tunic, pants, and moccasins, accoutered with tomahawk, club, and knife, and colored with a burnt umber concoction called "Bollamenia." (1) When he bounded onto the scene at the beginning of the play, ejaculating the first of the many Indian sounds he would utter that night, few knew that American culture would be hearing the echoes of his voice for years to come.
Middle-class people dine, preferably in company; conviviality is proof that an individual has arrived, that he or she has become "one of us." Middle-class people don't live "from hand to mouth"; they dine on tables accoutered with more napery, glasses, and cutlery than they can use.
It then began to rain and the men retired to the veranda of the barracks where they formed 'armed and accoutered [sic]'; nevertheless Bunbury was able to address them there and they eventually 'quietly returned to their duties' not, however, before putting forward a request for the full mainland ration of spirits in their daily issue, a request Bunbury dismissed out of hand.
(3) Then, through this newly "accoutered" Jesus, the Jew can locate himself or herself in relation to the broader society and at the same time challenge the dominant Christian view of Jews and Judaism.
Admission is $4 at the door, or $3 if you're suitably attired and accoutered; bathing suits, blankets, lounge chairs, volleyballs and hula hoops are encouraged.
Her best friend and roommate Betty sounds a little like an African-American Ralph Kramden, albeit much more hiply accoutered. Nomi's latest flame, the luscious femme Julie Sakamoto, works in Toronto for an Asian AIDS organization, and is a close friend of Henry.
Because Ardeith is accoutered with the staples--human and non-human--typically associated with the romantic tradition of the Old South, one might reasonably conclude that the plantation's centrality in the novel uncritically perpetuates its surrounding ideology.