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    Default what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    I am trying to write a little story, and I need a word to fit in this sentence
    "The necklace that appeared on her neck was a _______"
    I need a one word noun that means "something valuable, expensive"
    any suggestions?

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Treasure.

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Treasure.
    I thought of treasure, and I thought of trophy, but these are very big words to describe just one valuable object!

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Last edited by charliedeut; 31-May-2013 at 19:20. Reason: Added link
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    A luxuriant?

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    That sounds good, can it be used as a noun as well as an adjective?

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maria311 View Post
    That sounds good, can it be used as a noun as well as an adjective?
    No, it can't. That's why Mike put a question mark after it.

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No, it can't. That's why Mike put a question mark after it.

    But he put an "a" before it.

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maria311 View Post
    But he put an "a" before it.
    Yes, he was asking charliedeut if he was really suggesting that "a luxuriant" was correct?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: what can be used as a noun to describe something valuable?

    Yes, I did. I put the article before it so the question mark would indicate that it was not a noun. I understand that my post was confusing.

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