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1. jewel

noun. ['ˈdʒuːəl, ˈdʒuːl'] a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry.

Synonyms

  • crown jewel
  • gem
  • precious stone
  • diamond
  • pearl
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • sapphire
  • ruby
  • emerald

Antonyms

  • infield
  • trapezium
  • black
  • spread

Etymology

  • juel (Anglo-Norman)
  • jouel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Jewel

  • apostolopoul
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  • bellefeuille
  • supercool
  • preschool
  • home-school
  • rantoul
  • misrule
  • dzhambul
  • drogoul
  • vipul
  • uncool
  • spruill
  • spruiell
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  • sproull
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  • ruhul
  • retool
  • rahul
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  • mccool
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  • stool
  • spool
  • school
  • raul
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  • o'toole

How do you pronounce jewel?

Pronounce jewel as ʤuəl.

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Example sentences of the word jewel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Black, brown, jewel and autumnal hues look best when worn in winter.

Quotes containing the word jewel


1. We are so overwhelmed with quantities of books, that we hardly realize any more that a book can be valuable, valuable like a jewel, or a lovely picture, into which you can look deeper and deeper and get a more profound experience very time. It is far, far better to read one book six times, at intervals, than to read six several books.
- D.H. Lawrence, Apocalypse

2. Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of Pythagoras; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel.
- Johannes Kepler

3. The Game Is Afoot God's buried eight jewels within my soul.Life's game is,'Remove each gem, yet find me whole.'The clue is,"Eight is one, and one is eight,no jewel's more precious,all equally great.
- Beryl Dov

2. jewel

verb. ['ˈdʒuːəl, ˈdʒuːl'] adorn or decorate with precious stones.

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • juel (Anglo-Norman)
  • jouel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. jewel

noun. ['ˈdʒuːəl, ˈdʒuːl'] a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • soul
  • gem
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • juel (Anglo-Norman)
  • jouel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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