[ US /ˈɔɹnəmənt/ ]
VERB
  1. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    Decorate the room for the party
    beautify yourself for the special day
  2. be an ornament to
    stars ornamented the Christmas tree
NOUN
  1. something used to beautify
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How To Use ornament In A Sentence

  • In many places, glittering among the clothes, were gold and silver coins, a few silver ornaments such as buckles, and watches -- things not missed by the pirates in the transport of their flight. The Frozen Pirate
  • Some plants like ornamental grasses or irises may require knives, machetes, or even hatchets to get the job done, but it is worth it.
  • There were floating candles that decorated the pool and the fountain, as well as ornamental flowers arrangements.
  • Stooping, I lifted the belt, ornamental silver medallions that tinkled faintly together like coins of small denominations. I'LL TAKE YOU THERE
  • In a richly ornamented setting with animals and plants on a red background, in 14 copper rosettes placed between lacunars, there are the Wise Virgins and Foolish Virgins of the New Testament parable; the former hold lighted lamps, the latter have lamps already extinguished.
  • Additional options include erecting a sizable ornamental canopy or baldachin over the tabernacle, or setting the tabernacle within the apsidal wall or against the backdrop of a decorated reredos. Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend: "Concerning the Central Placement and Noble Design of Tabernacles..."
  • I found myself in a salon with a very well-painted, highly varnished floor; chairs and sofas covered with white draperies, a green porcelain stove, walls hung with pictures in gilt frames, a gilt pendule and other ornaments on the mantelpiece, a large lustre pendent from the centre of the ceiling, mirrors, consoles, muslin curtains, and a handsome centre table completed the inventory of furniture. The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Secure with rubber band and then cover with a decorative hair ornament.
  • The latest additions to home collection includes bowls, boxes, picture frames, tealights and window ornaments.
  • I made my own little tiki ornaments and instead of tinsel I used leis. "
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