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Foliate   /fˈoʊliˌeɪt/   Listen
Foliate

verb
(past & past part. foliated; pres. part. foliating)
1.
Hammer into thin flat foils.
2.
Decorate with leaves.
3.
Coat or back with metal foil.
4.
Number the pages of a book or manuscript.  Synonyms: page, paginate.
5.
Grow leaves.






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"Foliate" Quotes from Famous Books



... live-oak, aid me in my frenzied fight; Strips of iron-wood, scaly blue-gum, writhing redly in my hold; With my lunge of lurid lances, with my whips that flail the night, They will burgeon into beauty, they will foliate in gold. Let me star the dim sierras, stab with light the inland seas; Roaming wind and roaring darkness! seek no mercy at my hands; I will mock the marly heavens, lamp the purple prairies, I will flaunt my deathless banners down the far, unhouseled lands. In the vast and vaulted pine-gloom where ...
— Rhymes of a Rolling Stone • Robert W. Service



Words linked to "Foliate" :   hammer, develop, make grow, botany, embellish, leafy, foliage, architecture, foil, decorate, coat, stratified, beautify, bedded, number, foliation, grace, surface, forge, phytology, ornament, adorn



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