a velvet fabric with a raised pattern created by disintegrating some of the pile with chemicals
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How to use devoré in a sentence
The running water that “formed a pattern like the devore-velvet dress” their mother wears is “bone-cold” to the touch.Into the Woods With Virginia Woolf: Emily Perkins and ‘The Forrests’ | Lucy Scholes | September 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The AxBy Donald E. Westlake After 25 years with the same paper company, Burke Devore lost his job following a merger.
Chuck DeVore, who ran for U.S. Senate in California this year as a Tea Party-backed candidate, met Dornan in 1982.
"Look at what Sharron Angle did raising $14 million," DeVore says.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO just spent $5.5 million of her own money to beat Rep. Tom Campbell and Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.
The major's blaring notes would cross-cut Devore's nerves as with a dull and haggling saw.
The pathos of the situation—if you could call it that—hit me with a jolt; but it hadn't hit Devore, that was plain.
Devore sent the major out to cover the wedding, and when he came back told him to write about half a column.
Devore didn't say a word when the old major reverently laid that armload of copy down in front of him.
To Devore's credit also I will say that he didn't run to the chief, bearing complaints of the major's hopeless incompetency.