Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vermiculate

1 sense of vermiculate

Sense 1
vermiculate -- (decorate with wavy or winding lines)
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Antonyms of adj vermiculate

2 senses of vermiculate

Sense 1
vermiculate, worm-eaten, wormy -- (infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms)

INDIRECT (VIA worn) -> new -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")

Sense 2
vermicular, vermiculate, vermiculated -- (decorated with wormlike tracery or markings; "vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework")

INDIRECT (VIA fancy) -> plain -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Similarity of adj vermiculate

2 senses of vermiculate

Sense 1
vermiculate, worm-eaten, wormy -- (infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms)
       => worn (vs. new) -- (affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket")

Sense 2
vermicular, vermiculate, vermiculated -- (decorated with wormlike tracery or markings; "vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework")
       => fancy (vs. plain) -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

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