Example sentences for: ornate

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

  • Are their sentence structures so ornate and pernickety that the meaning is obscured?

  • It is now "one of the grandest and most mind-bendingly ornate theaters in America, an eclectic melange of Art Nouveau and other turn-of-the-century ornamentation and a triumph of the restorer's art," says Time 's Bruce Handy.

  • The smallest whitewashed churches house a simple cross, icon, and lit candles, although you will find the largest churches are somewhat more lavish and ornate.

  • This ornate palace, now a restaurant, was finished in 1917; its ceilings and walls are covered in patterned stonework.

  • Splendidly ornate stone friezes realistically depict battle scenes of World War I, with each branch of the forces represented.

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