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ornate
(adj)
or-NATE
Meaning

1. elaborately decorated

1st Sample Sentence

1. She was wearing a large, ornate gold necklace.

2nd Meaning

2. (of writing) using unusual words and complex constructions

2nd Sample Sentence

2. His writing style is very ornate, and often difficult to understand.

Root

ordo ordinis (a row of threads in a loom, row, rank, series, arrangement) (Latin)

Mnemonics

sounds like ORNAmenTe. when many ornaments are used, the thing is ornated.

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