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ornate

adjective uk   /ɔːˈneɪt/  us   /ɔːr-/
having a lot of complicated decoration: a room with an ornate ceiling and gold mirrors mainly disapproving Language that is ornate contains too many complicated words or phrases: Some students are put off studying his work because of the ornate language of the poetry.
ornately
adverb uk   us   /-li/
a pair of ornately carved doors
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