Noun(1) something used to beautify
Verb(1) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.(2) be an ornament to
(1) The rococo style is characterized by exuberant decoration and ornament frequently based on such natural motifs as shells, rocks, flowers, and leaves.(2) To his mind, style is not decoration or ornament , but a fundamental decision about how we situate ourselves and our work in relation to the world around us.(3) Gothic buildings notable for their finely detailed ornament(4) a jewel to ornament your wife's lovely throat(5) All three show an American architecture that was still subservient to France's Beaux-Arts vocabulary of ornament .(6) As a person, no less than as a thinker, Ramsey was an ornament to Cambridge.(7) sense of humour is an ornament to character(8) the design would be a great ornament to the metropolis(9) ├ö├ç├┐I am not coming to the government to serve as an ornament or an expression of the beauty of the democracy in Israel,├ö├ç├û he said.(10) There are several MSPs who would be an ornament to any Parliament you could mention.(11) Strapwork ornament , resembling cut and curled strips of leather, was all the rage when Briot was working.(12) 135 There is a grey area between ornament and decoration where one or other strives to compensate for poverty of form.(13) The artifacts Carpaccio included in his religious narratives supply his paintings with ornament and often function as meaningful elements which are designed to link the scene with its west Asian setting and story.(14) This inventive ornament , resembling leaping flames and cresting waves, is entirely abstract except for a small garland of ivy slung across the top of the mirror.(15) The furniture detailed in the small book is considered by connoisseurs to be the highest expression of baroque form and rococo ornament .(16) The staples that hold them in place also line their edges, serving as glinting ornament , while the rows of punched-out holes have a bead-like quality.
(1) hair ornament :: hare ornament
1. knickknack ::
2. decoration ::
3. ornamentation ::
4. decorate ::
5. beautify ::
Different Formsornament, ornamented, ornamenting, ornaments
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