an ornamental object used in a central position, especially on the center of a dining-room table.
the central or outstanding point or feature: The centerpiece of the evening was a play put on by the employees.
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How to use centerpiece in a sentence
“Unheard” is a centerpiece of the ongoing investigation into sexual violence Alaska by the Daily News and ProPublica.Two ProPublica Local Reporting Network Projects Named Finalists for Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics | by ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
The centerpiece of your Super Bowl party can be brought to life outside through an outdoor digital projector.Backyard party essentials: Outdoor Super Bowl party ideas for 2021 | PopSci Commerce Team | January 30, 2021 | Popular-Science
The centerpiece of it all, the eponymous palace, would make a Bond villain wince.Alexey Navalny Is Succeeding Where Putin's Other Opponents Have Failed. Why? | Michael Weiss | January 27, 2021 | Time
Inflating the power and influence of lefty Twitter scolds is a centerpiece of the Fox News business model.Rupert Murdoch blasts ‘wave of censorship’ and ‘woke orthodoxy’ | Erik Wemple | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
We chose our centerpiece flowers through a process of sending photos back and forth.
And, just like Katniss, we need rules that make solidarity a centerpiece of shared life, not a desperate act of rebellion.
Walters's battle to put her abusive husband behind bars is the centerpiece of Cynthia Hill's documentary.
American airpower will be the centerpiece of U.S. direct action against the so-called Islamic State.
They boil the leaves of the guayusa tree in the gurgling centerpiece, and gently sip its tea-like drink.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine | Brandon Presser | August 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Lee Fang recounted at The Nation, Obama made them a centerpiece of his campaign.
All this time he had been revealing an unexpected enthusiasm for the little purple forest of lilacs in the centerpiece.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
Decorate the table with centerpiece and plate mats or large white cloth with bowl of flowers or fruits in the center.
A large wreath and a low bowl of nut burrs and sprays of bright leaves and berries make a gorgeous centerpiece.
In setting the table have a pumpkin vase of ferns and yellow and white chrysanthemums for the centerpiece.
Mr. Packard settled the matter by removing the huge centerpiece to a side table.Meg of Mystery Mountain | Grace May North