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Synonyms for wreath

Synonyms for wreath

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

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And with tears falling thick and fast upon their tender leaves, Violet laid the wreath at his feet, while the golden light grew ever brighter as it fell upon the little form so humbly kneeling there.
Then Violet hung the wreath above the throne, and with weary foot went forth again, out into the cold, dark gardens, and still the golden shadows followed her, and wherever they fell, flowers bloomed and green leaves rustled.
And when he turned from the brightness without, to his stately palace, it seemcd so cold and dreary, that he folded Violet's mantle round him, and sat beneath the faded wreath upon his ice-carved throne, wondering at the strange warmth that came from it; till at length he bade his Spirits bring the little Fairy from her dismal prison.
They wore cypress wreaths, and spoke of her as one whom they should never see again.
The torchlight seemed to make a gloom; so that the people whom they met, along the road, could not very distinctly see their figures; and, indeed, if they once caught a glimpse of Hecate, with the wreath of snakes round her forehead, they generally thought it prudent to run away, without waiting for a second glance.
As Ceres and her dismal companion approached him, Phoebus smiled on them so cheerfully that Hecate's wreath of snakes gave a spiteful hiss, and Hecate heartily wished herself back in her cave.
She cared not how she was dressed, nor had she ever thought of flinging away the wreath of withered poppies, which she put on the very morning of Proserpina's disappearance.
I long to make you some wreaths that shall be as lovely as this necklace of many colored shells.
She was on the point of turning back in order to rejoin the sea nymphs, and sit with them on the moist sands, all twining wreaths together.
He laid floral wreath at the grave and also offered Fateha.
The tradition began when Maine wreath maker Morrill Worcester donated 5,000 wreaths to Arlington Cemetery.
The Queen asked Charles to lay her wreath at the Cenotaph, in what is believed to be the first time the monarch has broken with tradition and not performed the symbolic duty when at the Whitehall service.
A WREATH will be laid at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Day for the first time which includes the logo of the House of Lords, thanks to a baroness from Kirklees.
1m satin ribbon 1 Spray the wreath with the black paint and leave to dry.
Thanksgiving wreath by Rosie & The Boys, noton thehighstreet.