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Word: ornate

Definition: excessively or elaborately decorated


Sentences Containing 'ornate'

A chap out of the Illinois River, with a little stern wheel tub, accosts a couple of ornate and gilded Missouri River pilots`Gentlemen, I've got a pretty good trip for the upcountry, and shall want you about a month.
Far be it from us, in the present comparatively imperfect state of the resources of our establishment, to endeavour to follow our distinguished townsman through the smoothly-flowing periods of his polished and highly-ornate address!

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