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ornate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    flowery.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
WordNet

Or*nate" adjective
Etymology
L. ornatus, p. p. of ornare to adorn.
Definitions
  1. Adorned; decorated; beautiful. "So bedecked, ornate, and gay." Milton.
  2. Finely finished, as a style of composition.
    A graceful and ornate rhetoric. Milton.
Or*nate" transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To adorn; to honor. R.
    They may ornate and sanctify the name of God. Latimer.

Webster 1913