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finery

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪnəri/

Translation of finery in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • in all their finery, in their full finery con sus mejores galas
    Example sentences
    • Whether dressed in work clothes or finery, or in various states of undress, his most enduring images of women are those which offer glimpses of the contradictions and complexities of existence.
    • Furiously, Louis tore off the leather gloves adding them to the trail of expensive finery he had ripped off.
    • A richly decorated palanquin, escorted by a band of priests and devotees, carried in the Kumari, dressed in her gold and scarlet finery.

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