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Synonyms for chaplet

flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

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We could judge the splendor of the missing riches by the chaplet which he had taken out.
Rowena, descending from her station with a graceful and dignified step, was about to place the chaplet which she held in her hand upon the helmet of the champion, when the marshals exclaimed with one voice, ``It must not be thus his head must be bare.
Rowena had no sooner beheld him than she uttered a faint shriek; but at once summoning up the energy of her disposition, and compelling herself, as it were, to proceed, while her frame yet trembled with the violence of sudden emotion, she placed upon the drooping head of the victor the splendid chaplet which was the destined reward of the day, and pronounced, in a clear and distinct tone, these words: ``I bestow on thee this chaplet, Sir Knight, as the meed of valour assigned to this day's victor:'' Here she paused a moment, and then firmly added,
Life is a chaplet of little miseries which the philosopher counts with a smile.
Before setting out, however, he gave her a chaplet of a hundred pearls, and said, "When I am absent, tell this over daily for me.
Models of cannon, bronze castings, sights covered with dents, plates battered by the shots of the Gun Club, assortments of rammers and sponges, chaplets of shells, wreaths of projectiles, garlands of howitzers-- in short, all the apparatus of the artillerist, enchanted the eye by this wonderful arrangement and induced a kind of belief that their real purpose was ornamental rather than deadly.
Apart, in separate compartments, were spread out chaplets of pearls of the greatest beauty, which reflected the electric light in little sparks of fire; pink pearls, torn from the pinna-marina of the Red Sea; green pearls, yellow, blue, and black pearls, the curious productions of the divers molluscs of every ocean, and certain mussels of the water courses of the North; lastly, several specimens of inestimable value.
Chaplets too, resembling in their arrangement the strawberry coronal worn by an English peeress, and composed of intertwined leaves and blossoms, often crowned their temples; and bracelets and anklets of the same tasteful pattern were frequently to be seen.
But Agamemnon was wroth, and bade him depart and not come again, lest the staff and chaplets of the God should be of no avail to him-- the daughter of Chryses should not be released, he said-- she should grow old with him in Argos.
The root of the plant is not unsightly to science, though for chaplets and festoons we cut the stem short.
He asked Catholics to pray the Rosary, the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy, and or pause for silent prayer.
Faustina Kowalska, a Polish nun who in the 1930s maintained a diary of revelations from Jesus, Mary and several saints that largely focused on humanity's need for God's mercy The requests Faustina docimiented, among them veneration of a special image of Jesus and a prayer known as the chaplet of divine mercy, form the basis of Divine Mercy Sunday observations--itself a request of Jesus that Faustina recorded in the diary including the day on which it should occur.
The chaplet is a design from a range of funeral tributes learners have to make to complete a level Two floristry diploma.
Today, two factories remain in Hoosick Falls: Lovejoy Chaplet, a precision machinery maker with under 50 employees, and Saint-Gobain with under 200 employees.
CHAPLET A String of beads B Last section of a book C Office messenger who am I?