SECTION II: Personal Affections*
2. Discriminate Affections
Ornament. –N. adornment, decoration, embellishment, architecture, garnish, polish, varnish, gilding, japanning, lacquer, ormolu, enamel, cosmetics, rouge, powder, lipstick, lip salve, mascara, manicure, nail polish, permanent wave, Marcel wave, finger wave, pattern, diaper, powdering, panelling, graining, inlay, detail, texture, richness, tracery, moulding, beading, reeding, fillet, flourish, arabesque, fret, egg and dart, zigzag, cartouche, pilaster, ogee, embroidery, needlework, knitting, crochet, tatting, brocade, beads, lace, gimp, fringe, trapping, border, edging, insertion, motif, trimming, drapery, hanging, tapestry, arras, millinery, wreath, festoon, garland, lei, chaplet, flower, nosegay, posy, tassel, epaulet, rosette, bow, feather, plume, jewel, jewelry, diadem, tiara, pendant, trinket, locket, necklace, bracelet, bangle, armlet, anklet, earring, nose ring, chain, brooch, gem, diamond, emerald, aquamarine, opal, peridot, onyx, ruby, sapphire, zircon hyacinth, pearl, moonstone, coral, finery, gewgaw, gimcrack, knick-knack, tinsel, spangle, sequin, paste, gaud, pride, ostentation, frills and furbelows, illustration, illumination, flowers of rhetoric, work of art, curio.
Blemish. –N. disfigurement, deformity, defect, flaw, injury, spots on the sun, eyesore, stain, blot, slur, speck, blur, freckle, mole, patch, blotch, birthmark, blain, maculation, tarnish, smudge, smear, dirt, bruise, black eye, scar, wem, pustule, excrescence, pimple (protuberance).
*Or those which concern one’s own state of feeling.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.
Photo taken in Lippitt House Museum, Providence, RI