Example sentences for: decoration

How can you use “decoration” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In her fine biography, Nora: The Real Life of Mollie Bloom (Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988), Brenda Maddox feels impelled to flesh out the account of Nora's life, which revolved largely around her husband, by describing the decoration of their flat in the Square Robiac.

  • Decoration can be applied as studded rhinestones, layered feathers, rows of silk rosebuds, festoons of chain, fringes of beads, or sprays of embroidery; or as stitched-on leather appliqués--why not glued-on peas and beans?

  • The elegant simplicity of the Parliament building, graceful façade of the University, and almost ‘Rococo-esque’ decoration on the Academy all hark back to ancient antecedents.

  • Finally, and perhaps more dubiously, commoditization has furthered the democratization of fashion and interior decoration.

  • In “From Hero to Celebrity,” Daniel Boorstin points out that soon after Charles Lindbergh acquired a reputation as a pro-Nazi and accepted a decoration from Hitler, the Lindbergh Beacon atop a Chicago skyscraper was renamed the Palmolive Beacon , and high in the Colorado Rockies Lindbergh Peak was given the more obscure name of Lone Eagle Peak .

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