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something nice that you put on or in something else to make it look more attractive
a small attractive object used for decoration or for making someone or something more beautiful
the style of decoration and furniture in a building
decoration added to something to make it more beautiful
decoration on something, especially on the edges of something
a decoration added to something in order to make it more beautiful, or the process of doing this
a band or pattern around the edge of something, especially for decoration
the decorations or details added to a building, piece of clothing etc
something added for decoration or beauty, for example to a building
a thin layer of a substance that has been applied to a surface, especially for decoration
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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