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Vocab Unit 13 & 14

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perspective
art of drawing to represent three dimensions; capacity to see things in proper relationship to one another
tawny
light brown or tan in color
sable
an animal resembling a weasel or marten; the fur of this animal;or color black
vermilion
bright red
kaleidoscope
tube containing mirrors and bits of colored grass which produced varied patterns as the tube is rotated
arabesque
decoration of flowing lines gracefully intertwined
edifice
a large building, such as a church, palace, or museum
pavilion
a large tent or a light open building used for entertainment or exhibits
apse
an arched or domed recess in a building, especially a church
pilaster
a rectangular pillar attached to a wall
balustrade
a row of posts and the railing they support
jetty
a pier or a structure built in water to protect a harbor or deflect a current
sluice
an artificial channel or passage for water
mortar
a building material made by mixing lime, plaster, or cement with sand and water
macadam
a paving material made up of small, broken stones
burnish
to polish, or to make shiny by rubbing
anneal
to strengthen and temper by heating and then cooling; or to strengthen or toughen (character)
cowl
hood or hooded garment
ruff
an elaborate collar, hair or feathers like a collar on the neck of animal
brocade
a fabric woven with a raised design
layette
a complete outfit for a newborn baby
preen
to smooth, trim, or adorn oneself
crimp
to make wavy, or pinch or press into narrow folds or ridges
plait
a flat, fold, pleat, or braid
swathe
to wrap, bind, or enclose
tiara
a crown, or crownlike headdress
brooch
an ornamental pin
gewgaw
a showy by worthless trinket
trappings
adornments, embellishments, or ornamental equipment
pendant
a hanging ornament