Sentence Examples


  • After parking his vehicle—no easy chore with the summer traffic—he entered the beautiful and ornate Victorian hotel.
  • There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
  • The stranger wore well-spun clothing and carried ornate weapons with bejeweled hilts.
  • The church of St Andrew retains some ornate Norman work, but is mainly a Perpendicular reconstruction.
  • There is an ornate painted pulpit of carved wood (1658).

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