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garnish
used in The Adventures of Augie March

2 uses
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Definition
to decorate or adorn something (most typically food with another food); or the item added for decoration
  • They arrived from California or from Oregon on the Portland Rose in the snow whirled from the inhuman heights of La Salle Street or cleaving hard in the speed lines of the trains; they took off for New York on the Twentieth Century, in their flower-garnished, dark polished parlor-like compartments upholstered in deep green, washing in silver sinks, sipping coffee out of china, smoking cigars.
    Chapter 3 (41% in)
  • ...invisible cars snoring and trembling toward the park, the sun shining into the yard outside the window barred against house-breakers, billiard balls kissing and bounding on the felt and sponge rubber, and the undertaker's back door still and stiller, cats sitting on the paths in the Lutheran gardens over the alley that were swept and garnished and scarcely ever trod by the chintied Danish deaconesses who'd come out on the cradle-ribbed and always fresh-painted porches of their home.
    Chapter 5 (66% in)

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