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Vocabulary Words. Lesson 6 Costumes and Garments. Acrylic. Noun A quick-drying synthetic fabric The dress was made of acrylic and never needed to be ironed. Apparel. Noun Clothing; garments This department store always carries the most up-to-date men’s and women’s apparel. Azure. Noun - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Vocabulary WordsLesson 6Costumes and GarmentsAcrylicNounA quick-drying synthetic fabric

The dress was made of acrylic and never needed to be ironed.

ApparelNounClothing; garments

This department store always carries the most up-to-date mens and womens apparel.

AzureNounA light purplish blue color; the color of a clear blue sky

The ribbons on the headdress were azure and yellow.

BandannaNounA large handkerchief, usually printed with a white design on a red or blue background

The cowboy wiped his brow with the old bandanna he kept in his back pocket.

BaubleNounA showy ornament or trinket, such as a jewel or ring, of little value

I thought the brooch might be worth a fortune, but it turned out to be a mere bauble.

BeigeNounA light brown color

The cape was chocolate brown on one side and beige on the other.

CardiganNounA collarless sweater that opens in the front

If it becomes chilly, I will drape the cardigan around my shoulders.

FlamboyantAdjectivebold; showy; ornate

The clowns flamboyant outfit attracted the crowds attention.

FrayVerbTo wear away or unravel along an edge of fabric

My brother wore his jacket so often that it began to fray around the collar.

IntricateAdjectiveHaving to do with many varying intertwining parts

The intricate design of the sweater would be hard to duplicate.

ModishAdjectiveStylish

The mans modish attire contradicts his conservative nature.

PlumageNounBird feathers used ornamentally

Some of my grandmothers hats were adorned with plumage.

PlyNounOne of the strands that is twisted together to make yarn or thread

Each ply in the yarn was a different color..

SheerAdjectiveThin, delicate, and transparent

The jacket of the evening gown is made of sheer fabric.

ShimmerVerbTo glisten; to glimmer

The performers rhinestones will shimmer in the sunlight.

SpanglesNounSmall sparkling objects sewn on a garment for decoration

The costumes spangles glimmered in the stage lights.

SuedeNounLeather with a soft surface

The full-length coat is made of expensive suede.

TogaNounA draped one-piece garment worn by citizens of Rome

The actor playing Julius Caesar was still wearing his toga when he gave the interview.

TrendNounA general inclination or prevailing direction of a course of action or thought

The trend seems to be away from shorter hemlines.

VogueNounThe prevailing fashion or style

Are narrow ties in vogue?