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  • adv. In an ornate manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an ornate manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an ornate manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an ornate manner


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ornate +‎ -ly


  • Plush fabrics drape the walls, along with Baroque paintings in ornately-gilded frames.

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  • Since the storefront was nothing more than black glass with the name ornately lettered in gold, Mark didn't think her surprise was caused by the decor.

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  • i'm a princess in a palaceThe interior is beautiful, in a kind of ornately cheesy way.

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  • The most ornately Orientalist houses, with arched windows and latticed balconies, flaunted the most enthusiastically Western touches.

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  • The long, ornately tiled room was filled with echoes of yelling, cursing, laughter, and sloshing water.

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  • Both artists depict bare-skinned babes and slender youths lost in ornately detailed magic woods and caves, though the fairytales McGinley captures take place in the American wilds, and his models are somewhat older.

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  • Yeah, Mr. Cowen said, obviously rummaging through Cathy's various toy chests, admiring the ornately detailed carousel horses planted around her house.

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  • It's no less fancy inside, with an ornately carved wooden staircase and plasterwork ceilings.

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  • Lower-Priced Alternative : Funereal Han pottery jars dating to the 2nd century B.C. can be as ornately decorated as their bronze predecessors, but the Chinese shy away from some items exhumed from tombs.

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  • In those days, Huichol men dressed more simply and less ornately than now.

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