Example sentences for: ornate

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

  • So, in the absence of news, journalists and analysts are concocting ever more ornate theories to explain what could be happening, sculpting the long available info into gaudy new patterns.

  • Simply styled male and female figures (kouros and kore) of the Achaiac Age (seventh–fifth century b.c.) give way to more ornate and literal human forms as you walk through the collection into the Classical Age and then on to the Hellenistic and Roman eras.

  • In gentle contrast to the austere Italian Gothic exterior of the Palazzo Vecchio by Arnolfo di Cambio (architect of the Duomo), Vasari added ornate stucco and frescoes to the first inner courtyard for a Medici wedding in the 1560s (the palazzo served briefly as a Medici residence until they moved across the river to the Palazzo Pitti).

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

  • A couple of blocks east of the tower (and south of the Praça da Liberdade) is the airy and ornate Estação de São Bento, far too handsome to be a mere railway hub.

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