Synonyms of 'gem'
1 precious stoneDictionary, jewel, stoneThe mask is inset with emeralds and other gems.
2 treasureDictionary, pick, prizeCastel Clara was a gem of a hotel.
related adjective lapidary
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A jewel is a precious stone used to decorate valuable things that you wear, such as rings or necklaces.
a golden box containing precious jewels
Barbados is a perfect jewel of an island.
If you refer to someone as a paragon, you mean that they are perfect or have a lot of a good quality.
She was a paragon of neatness and efficiency.
He was not a paragon. He could never be perfect.
Thesaurus for gem from the Collins English Thesaurus
A gem is a jewel or stone that is used in jewellery.