Adjective(1) marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
(1) It occurs in all musical forms, from the first antler beaten against a taut animal skin to the most ornate symphony.(2) Linguistic style: Someone may write in an ornate style, speak in a laconic style, and have an aggressive style when arguing.(3) Moreover, the design is asymmetrical: Each side is different from the other, which makes the ornate decoration look even more exotic.(4) Just as this statue in abandoning the straight line suggests movement and grace, the speaker too should favour an ornate style and introduce grace and variety.(5) Each is massively framed by an ornate gilt rococo cartouche carved by Giovanni Giuliani in 1706.(6) Both the drawing room and dining room have ornate fireplaces and decorative cornicing with large windows looking out over the gardens.(7) While poster art continued to prosper, the ornate details of Art Nouveau vanished.(8) Across the hall is a spacious drawing room with a large bay window, ornate marble fireplace, decorative plaster coving and ceiling rose.(9) These restaurants are elegant and charming, often with ornate decorations and some of the best food in the city.(10) The Baroque churches of Rome were imitated throughout Europe, their ornate altars enclosing a single painting or sculptural group providing a model for many years.(11) Where Brubeck does fall down is in his overly ornate arrangements, all painstakingly constructed to seemingly draw as many parallels with classical music as possible.(12) As a consequence, these genres do not strive to show events in their experiential immediacy and do not use an excessively ornate style of presentation.(13) Such high ceilings are everywhere - with more long corridors, elaborate and ornate walls and works of art on display.(14) The rest of our time is spent in silence, until we arrive at an ornate door decorated with cranes and dragons.(15) On the plus side was the intriguingly ornate solo piano part, with florid additions, one may speculate, to compensate for the thinner strings.(16) His German epic entitled Parzifal is a massive literary production and was highly ornate in style.
1. elaborate ::
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2. flowery ::
1. austere ::
2. plain ::
3. severe ::
4. stark ::
Different Formsornate, ornately, ornateness
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