ornately ornately  /ɔr ˈneɪt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an ornate manner

Usage(s):

  1. The King has been dead for more than three decades, yet 600,000 people a year still visit his mansion in all its gaudy, ornately decorated glory.
  2. Nirvana in this case is Wat Rong Khun, or White Temple, a spectacular, ornately carved building painted white to symbolize purity.
  3. Cassius' eyes bugged at the sight of an African delegate carrying the ornately carved stick of a tribal chieftain.

News

  • How the Design of Soda Cans Have Changed Over Time

    Things change over time. Famous logos morph from black and white text into ornately embossed colorful graphics . Home screens go from a few icons to pages and pages . Phones go from bricks with numbers to slates with touchscreens . It's just what happens. Little tweaks become overhauls. Just look at how your favorite soda cans have transformed. Read more...        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

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