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 for gem
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gem
      n 1: art highly prized for its beauty or perfection [syn: gem,
           treasure]
      2: a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry;
         "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels
         made of all the rarest stones" [syn: gem, gemstone,
         stone]
      3: a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of
         jewelry [syn: jewel, gem]
      4: a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan [syn: muffin,
         gem]
      5: a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of
         jewelry [syn: jewel, gem, precious stone]

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