Example sentences for: ornate

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

  • They can produce any style, from ornate pieces with semi-precious stones to delicate filigree work or modern designs.

  • But don’t neglect to look behind the wares to see Venetian stone lintels above, or to catch site of ornate Ottoman balconies and pretty wooden window frames dressed with bougainvillaea or honeysuckle.

  • The ornate, picturesque temple dates from the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) and is the oldest building in Macau.

  • Each of the eight faces corresponds to a cardinal point on the compass and is decorated with an ornate frieze depicting the wind blowing from that direction.

  • Built as part of a new outer defensive wall in 1512 it originally had a flat roof — the ornate peak giving it such panache was added by de Keyser later in 1606.


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