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Meaning of EMBLAZON

Pronunciation:  em'bleyzun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  decorate with heraldic arms
  2. [v]  decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"

EMBLAZON is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: blazon, color, colour
 See Also: adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, miniate, ornament



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Em*bla"zon\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emblazoned}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Emblazoning}.] [Pref. em- + blazon. Cf. {Emblaze}.]
1. To depict or represent; -- said of heraldic bearings. See

2. To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to
   display pompously; to decorate.

         The walls were . . . emblazoned with legends in
         commemoration of the illustrious pair. --Prescott.

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