[ US /ɔɹˈneɪtɫi/ ]
[ UK /ɔːnˈe‍ɪtli/ ]
  1. in an ornate manner
    the cradle was ornately carved
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How To Use ornately In A Sentence

  • Flowers: Its crested inflorescence is ornately rippled and brilliantly colored. Celosia, century plant and coconut palm: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico
  • Apart from an ornately carved Gothic tabernacle that rises up above one of the two large metal doorways that open out toward the Cathedral, all the visitor sees from the Piazza is a long, low, clean white stone wall.
  • Opening a side door, he saw a small, ornately - furnished parlor with two divans facing each other.
  • Ornately carved wood details, arches, and porches, adorn the front of the Colegio de San Ramon Primary School in León.
  • He might even show you a hoatzin, otherwise known as the dinosaur bird, a blue-faced, ornately-mohawked creature bigger than a turkey, whose closest known relative became extinct 36 million years ago.
  • Unlike Belloc's old staff, the new staves were ornately carved with runes and ancient arcane symbols.
  • The drive wheel is held by a pair of short posts, and the uprights and spokes are very ornately turned.
  • A kaumatua thumped his ornately carved tokotoko on the chapel floor and demanded to know why it was taking so long for the church to recognize her virtues.
  • Vancouver and Montreal each have a style to call their own (c.f. condos, slapdash; and triplexes, ornately balconied).
  • The end of the room was guarded by two women in long white-gold robes, standing to attention, their ornately carved staves upright.
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