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I want to tell in the story something like "Every ring had either red or blue stone in it".

But I don't like that facility. Is there a way to say it better?

The full set of sentences looks like this

The woman moved her left hand. Kenta saw several rings on her fingers. Every ring was embedded with one red stone. Then Kenta saw that the woman had also rings on the right hand but with transparent ones.

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  • With a request of this sort, you need to say (a) why you don't like that; (b) what you would like -- what criteria are you using to accept an answer? – Andrew Leach Jan 11 '16 at 12:50
  • I want it sound somehow beatiful and not crude to create the effect of some magic or something like this. Even in my native language I am unable to explain it. – lapots Jan 11 '16 at 13:05
  • In that sentence, I would indeed suggest set. But "beauty and not crudity" are in the ear of the beholder, so that's inherently opinion-based, I'm afraid. – Andrew Leach Jan 11 '16 at 13:07
  • @user1432980 : Either a red or a blue stone bejeweled every ring the ring maker had ever wrought. – Benjamin Harman Jan 11 '16 at 13:23
  • I like bejeweled approach – lapots Jan 11 '16 at 13:49
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You could use set.

1.3 - to mount a precious stone in something, typically a piece of jewelry.

To use the word in your sentence; "Every ring was set with a red or blue stone".

  • Still sounds somehow rough. Something like embed could be better. But maybe there is some literature way. – lapots Jan 11 '16 at 12:46
  • I don't see any explicit problem with using embed but It would depend on the context in which you want to use the sentence.You should elaborate your question, especially if you already have other words in mind. – Skooba Jan 11 '16 at 12:51

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