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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of adding extraneous embellishments to something; Something used to beautify.

Usage examples (32)
  • “Modern ornamentation is a burlesque of the beautiful, as pitiful as it is costly.
  • Writes the author: Manners, here, impose passivity and constraint; ornamentation is taken care of by the oddity of our being served dinner at all in such circumstances.
  • Gold ornamentation is to be seen in the rafter work and the entire length of tunnel has 33,345,567,863,426,875,678 stained wooden steps of which five are in need of repair.
  • The glossator, Aldred, states that the ornamentation was the work of for more
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