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ornate

Highly ornamented.
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But as he passed under the shadow of one handsome villa with verandas and wide ornate gardens, he heard a noise that made him almost involuntarily stop.
I be- came aware of that thought suddenly, vividly, as though each had left a little of himself between the four walls of these ornate bulkheads; as if a sort of composite soul, the soul of command, had whispered suddenly to mine of long days at sea and of anxious moments.
The lama, both hands raised, intoned a final blessing in ornate Chinese.
IT is one of Middlesbrough's best-known and most ornate pubs.
These pretty, ornate picture frames made of hard plastic are quite the discovery
As well as a swimming pool, the mansion has dozens of ornate rooms with expensive furniture and chandeliers.
ORNATE can thrive back in Listed company when he takes the plunge in the 188bet.
Also at Newmarket, ORNATE can end a long losing spell in the Palace House.
ORNATE (Robert Cowell) ORNATE had to settle for second again in the Abernant Stakes.
OFFICIALS are investigating the disappearance of an ornate crest - from a soon-to-close magistrates' court.
ORNATE is out to keep his owners, Cheveley Park Stud, on a roll in this seven-runner sprint and appears to have fair claims of registering his first win in more than a year.
Ornate, decorative lanterns have long added their romantic light and shadow to Moroccan interiors, rustic (or styled to look rustic) coastal balconies in New England, and alluring boudoirs the world over.