Examples of carnation in a Sentence
The groom wore a carnation in his buttonhole.
Recent Examples of carnation from the Web
The venue, Cannongate Kirk, was laced with stargazer lilies and beech branches, and the outside was decorated with roses, carnations, stocks, hydrangea, eucalyptus, and more alpine thistles.
Second, the designers freshened up Oscar’s zesty palette with bright yellow paired with blush pink, red with shocking pink, and carnation pink with a white-cotton mini jumpsuit.
Amid balloon arches in carnation pink, groups advertised support with blush shirts or shoes striped with magenta.
Officials say Marlene Warren was shot in the face by a clown delivering carnations and balloons.
Rather, the hopes of the many in an open field will linger over the track in advance of the race for a blanket of white carnations.
The former Soviet leader's creeping rehabilitation is evidenced by the assortment of Stalin magnets, mugs, T-shirts, statues and other paraphernalia sold by street vendors, and the red carnations often seen placed at his grave on Red Square.
The school also raised money through a carnation sale in February and a dress-down day.
More adornment came from the flowers and greenery -- palm tree fronds, palm buds, King Proteus, orange roses, lilies, and hundreds of hot pink carnations -- provided by Lisa Brooking and Newman parents' gardens.
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Origin and Etymology of carnation
First Known Use: circa 1535See Words from the same year
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