HyperDic: vermiculate

English > 3 senses of the word vermiculate:
ADJECTIVEallvermiculate, worm-eaten, wormyinfested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
allvermiculate, vermicular, vermiculateddecorated with wormlike tracery or markings
VERBcreationvermiculatedecorate with wavy or winding lines
English > vermiculate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginfested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms.
Synonymsworm-eaten, wormy
Broaderwornaffected by wear
Spanishagusanado, carcomido, vermiculado
English > vermiculate: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdecorated with wormlike tracery or markings.
Example"vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework"
Synonymsvermicular, vermiculated
Broaderfancynot plain
Spanishvermicular
English > vermiculate: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningdecorate with wavy or winding lines.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Nounsvermiculationa decoration consisting of wormlike carvings

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