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accouterment

[uh-koo-ter-muh nt, -truh-] /əˈku tər mənt, -trə-/
noun
1.
personal clothing, accessories, etc.
2.
the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.
Also, especially British, accoutrement.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Middle French accou(s)trement. See accouter, -ment
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Examples for accouterments
  • Flashy capes and skintight garments are the usual accouterments of comic book superheroes.
  • Choose plain items over patterns or other eye-catching accouterments.
  • Your ears hear the texts read aloud with musical accouterments.
  • The ornate gilded valances and mirror over the marble mantel are also decorated with military accouterments.

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