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revet

To face a sloping wall or foundation, an embankment, or the like, with stone, concrete, or a similar material.
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She is consistently presented as a wealthy patrician, living in the most sumptuous of surroundings: walls revetted with marble, beautifully intarsied woodwork, prayer books worthy of inclusion among the manuscripts in the Getty Museum, no fewer than three mattresses on the bed, itself covered by the finest and most delicately embroidered colored silks - all surely interiors for the gods, the rooms of Renaissance dreams, not so different perhaps from those shown today in such journals as House and Garden, in short, the Magnificenza with which the commissioner of the painting identified, and for which he or she yearned.