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ornate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ornate

  1. 1 elaborately and often excessively decorated an ornate gambling casino that is designed to look like an Italian palace Synonyms of ornate bedizened, florid, fussy, gingerbread, gingerbreaded, gingerbready, overdecorated, overwrought Words Related to ornate arabesque, baroque, rococo; extravagant, flamboyant, spectacular, splashy; bedaubed, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, loud, ostentatious, pretentious, showy, swank (or swanky), tawdry; elaborate, extreme; adorned, arrayed, beautified, bedecked, decked, decorated, dressed, embellished, enriched, garnished, ornamented, trimmed; flowery, frilly, lacy; enhanced, heightened, intensified; bejeweled (or bejewelled), bossed, chased, emblazoned, embossed, embroidered, flounced, fringed, garlanded, gilded (or gilt), laced, sequined (or sequinned), wreathed Near Antonyms of ornate bare, denuded, exposed, naked, stripped, uncovered; modest, simple, unassuming, unpretentious; conservative, muted, quiet, restrained, subdued, tasteful, toned-down, understated, unobtrusive Antonyms of ornate austere, plain, severe, stark, unadorned

  2. 2 full of fine words and fancy expressions the ornate prose that was standard in all diplomatic correspondence in those days Synonyms of ornate aureate, florid, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, magnific, flowery, purple, rhetorical (also rhetoric)Words Related to ornate affected, bloated, fancy-pants, grandiose, inflated, pompous, pretentious, stilted; excessive, flattering, fulsome; boastful, bombastic; elevated, eloquent, lofty; bookish, inkhorn, learnedNear Antonyms of ornate prosaic, unpoetic; bald, direct, lean, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, spare, stark, straightforward, unadorned; natural, unaffected, unpretentious



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