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bedeck with (something)

To decorate or embellish with something. I want this whole room bedecked with lights for the Christmas party. During the 1960s, many girls bedecked their hair with flowers.
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bedeck someone or something with something

to decorate someone or something with something. She bedecked herself with garlands of daisies. Karen bedecked the room with flowers.
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References in classic literature ?
Let this, my young readers, be your constant maxim, that no man can be good enough to enable him to neglect the rules of prudence; nor will Virtue herself look beautiful, unless she be bedecked with the outward ornaments of decency and decorum.
Right on the path which he was about to descend came two kings walking, bedecked with crowns and purple girdles, and variegated like flamingoes: they drove before them a laden ass.
The appearance of the Knight Templar was also changed; and, though less studiously bedecked with ornament, his dress was as rich, and his appearance far more commanding, than that of his companion.
His hands, large and coarse, were plentifully bedecked with rings; and he wore a heavy gold watch-chain, with a bundle of seals of portentous size, and a great variety of colors, attached to it,--which, in the ardor of conversation, he was in the habit of flourishing and jingling with evident satisfaction.
In front of these were the high dignitaries of this mock heaven--gleaming blacks bedecked with precious stones, upon their foreheads the insignia of their rank set in circles of gold.
He was neatly attired in a plum-coloured coat, with as large a collar of black velvet as his figure could carry; a silken waistcoat, bedecked with golden sprigs; a chaste neckerchief much in vogue at that day, representing a preserve of lilac pheasants on a buff ground; pantaloons so highly decorated with side-stripes that each leg was a three-stringed lute; and a hat of state very high and hard.
This season, retail and office buildings in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) are bedecked with glistening red ribbons, transforming them into larger-than-life Christmas presents, while the main avenue lampposts and BGC buses are adorned with bows.
The new structure will be bedecked with rotating balconies and elevated landscaping inspired by the mythical hanging gardens of Babylon.
It is time to stop putting members of the royal family into the armed forces, because even in peace-time they end up wearing scarlet jackets bedecked with medals they have never earned.
The crowded, makeshift, lawless swamp Boo captured in her nonfiction novel "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" looks positively idyllic in Rufus Norris' staging: sun-soaked, colorful and even, on occasion, bedecked with fairy lights.
I still miss that little tree and though its replacement will have to go in a different spot, we'll be able to look down from the bedroom on its spreading branches bedecked with their white blossom.
ST Laurence's Church in Ansley will be bedecked with Christmas Trees as their eighth festive festival gets underway.
A large number of art lovers attended the ceremony at the gallery which was bedecked with her painting.
She was wearing a bright green princess dress, bedecked with pink daffodils and sequins.
A deep blue from the August sky and impotent clouds paint the water which shines as if bedecked with jewels where herons are also part of the show as the swans gracefully glide, white as snow.