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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lacquer.


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  • Another had a rainbow in lacquered colors sweeping across the face of the nail.

    The Day The World Became Shut To Me

  • Dancers in lacquered black masks perform the dance of the Moors in Michoacan.

    Masks and feather head dresses: Mexicans celebrate danzas

  • It was covered in a kind of lacquered felt, bonded into the main shell.

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  • As a side note, some of Parfums de Nicolai scents, in particular Sacrebleu and Vanille Tonka, have a similar, although much less "lacquered" creaminess on my skin.

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  • As far as my nose is concerned, Aoud Velvet starts with jam-like raspberry, followed by a note that smells decidedly peachy by the way, peach is quite prominent in Chinatown ...the peach note is soon accompanied by vanilla, then tiare appears on the scene, and then the "lacquered" effect I described above begins to unfold.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • All Colette's efforts to equip her with the brilliant artificiality which is so easily imposed on the mind of a young girl, like a kind of lacquered varnish, had been wasted: the varnish would not hold.

    Jean-Christophe Journey's End

  • Tapping my heels against the black lacquered wooden floors, I hoped that my capful of nervousness didn't make a dent in the fresh polish.

    Chie Davis: Sitting Down with Victoria Rowell

  • I should write about what I've seen: expensive women in summer pearls, their blonde faces tanned the shade of their husbands' Church-brand shoes; lacquered restaurants where men, even in this torpid weather, wear black tie and prissily fold their hands so they won't spill their drinks; and in the neatly gardened streets of quiet clapboard houses, rabbits nibbling by moonlight, their usual terror muted by the town's mock-innocence.

    New Jersey Moon

  • A giant, brass French bulldog sculpture ablaze in a riot of punk-rock, lacquered hues greeted initially startled guests who ultimately had to comply that the invitation had, after all, read, "Qui est Doggy John?"

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  • As well as fruit and vegetables, the market offers brightly colored lacquered tableware, woven mats and good luck charms made out of tree roots, meant to ward off evil.

    Acquiring a Taste for the Spice of Life


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