Example sentences for: decoration

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

  • In so doing Hester was transgressing a second time, because in the 17 th century, in which the novel was set (and in the 19 th , in which it was written), wearing letters for decoration on everyday clothing was entirely unacceptable.

  • White and cobalt blue, these porcelain dishes have as their decoration fanciful maps of the world, with the islands of Japan in the center.

  • Look out for the weight of a piece of pottery or sculpture and the amount of detail in the decoration or the carving.

  • 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 .

  • Spiral decoration frames scenes of libation and other religious activities.

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