from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Decorated with or as if with jewels.

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  • adj. covered in jewels, especially as decoration
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bejewel.


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  • There is no one like her for writing the kind of bejeweled rapier of a sentence that pins a novel by its throat.

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  • Or a member of the Wall Street elite stepping into his chauffer-driven luxury sedan en route to a splashy event with his bejeweled wife?

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  • At the intimate end of the exhibition's spectrum is a bejeweled 14th-century French reliquary pendant that opens to reveal multiple leaves with gorgeously colored enamel scenes from the life of Christ, for contemplation by the magnificent object's wealthy owner.

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  • Sarah Palin stopped by the Long Island Association's annual meeting in New York wearing an unassuming black suit paired with a bejeweled American flag bracelet and -- the kicker, quite literally -- leopard print, strappy, high heels.

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  • Their exquisitely bejeweled faces appear in oil paintings at performance halls across India.

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  • Was this bejeweled breast ornament routinely pinned or sewn to a gown?

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  • Maybe in each case we cannot know; but certainly we can make a reasonably plausible and well-informed guess about what craftsmen aimed for in a more general sense: (1) bejeweled Portuguese breast ornaments of this type were evidently worn pinned or sewn to a gown; (2) Chinese vases of this type were generally equipped with identical rings suspended from each handle.

    Well, they would, wouldn’t they?

  • Called Arnolfini, in honor of the Flemish painter Jan van Eyck, the bejeweled chandelier, rendered out of glass containers, including egg cups and poison bottles, suggests a phantasmagoric Still Life painting.

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  • Recently on Offworld: an ode to the jetpack, rusted steampunk adventures, Tetris bejeweled

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  • Several processions have been staged, featuring extravagant floats with celebrities and scantily dressed bejeweled dancers from several competing samba schools.

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