She did not precisely burn with that hard, gemlike flame which Mr. Pater recommended.
Here was a land whose common substance had this gemlike opalescence.
He raised his eyes, and a bitter smile appeared on his gemlike lips.
They were out on the gemlike lake now, and Priscilla was sternly instructing Margaret how to handle an oar.
Beside her bounded the great cat with shining, gemlike eyes.
It looks cold until the rocks warm it with their gemlike tints, like a bride's jewels gleaming through her veil.
What reconciles me to it æsthetically is the gemlike transparency of its colouring.
Gardens of tulips are radiant, and mountain valleys touch the soul with the beauty of their pure and gemlike hues.
The walls were covered with Eastern hangings, tables of lacquer stood about filled with squat bronzes and gemlike ivory carvings.
An ovoid slice of the gemlike material slid aside, revealing a doorway.
Old English gimm "precious stone, gem, jewel," also "eye," from Latin gemma "precious stone, jewel," originally "bud," perhaps from the root *gen- "to produce," or from PIE *gembh- "tooth, nail." Of persons, from late 13c. Forms in -i-, -y- were lost early 14c., and the modern form of the word probably representing a Middle English borrowing from Old French gemme (12c.). As a verb, from c.1600, "to adorn with gems;" mid-12c. as "to bud."