Sentence Examples


  • After parking his vehicle—no easy chore with the summer traffic—he entered the beautiful and ornate Victorian hotel.
  • There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
  • The stranger wore well-spun clothing and carried ornate weapons with bejeweled hilts.
  • The church of St Andrew retains some ornate Norman work, but is mainly a Perpendicular reconstruction.
  • The manufacture of highly ornate firearms, yataghans and other weapons at Scutari, Jakova and Prizren has declined, owing to the importation of modern rifles and revolvers.

What's another word for ornate?

comments powered by Disqus