Example sentences for: ornament

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

  • An article wades into the fish car-ornament controversy, making the case that the ornament showing a fish with legs and the word "Darwin" is a grotesque affront to Christians.

  • Bodily ornament originally was undertaken to create the self, to deck the outward being with the inward knowledge that trouble must be taken and nature distorted in careful ways and at personal cost, so as to make forever clear the gulf between a responsible adult and an infant or a beast.

  • But there are genuine regionalism lurking in both the written and the spoken language: corinna (an Aboriginal name for the Tasmanian tiger), mariner (a corruption of the Aboriginal merrina for a seashell used as a physical ornament), quoib (an Aboriginal term for a wombat), and wing-wang (again an Aboriginal term, this time for a fiery piece of lighted bark thrown by Aborigines).

  • At a press conference featuring the trucker held July 18th by Democratic senators Jay Rockefeller and Tom Daschle, the man's Nazi ornament was admittedly seen by NBC and CNN employees and undoubtedly also by others covering it.

  • The architecture of the church built in his name at Assisi contradicted Francis’s humble testament denouncing “temples of great dimension and rich ornament. ”

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