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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.
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.
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?