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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECORATED

The nave of the church is Decorated, and has beautiful windows of that period.

The dining-hall was decorated for the occasion with appropriate portraits.

There are few breasts in those ranks that are not decorated with medals.

It was a white lamb, decorated from ears to tail with knots of ribbon and with flowers.

It was Christmas-eve, and I had decorated the ambulance with festoons of green leaves.

He is only just thirty, is well known, and has just been decorated.

Thirty years old, and only just decorated; that is slow for an artist.

As soon as this penetrated to the flagship, Grayson was decorated and given a flotilla.

He was decorated again and given the battlewagon of an ailing four-striper.

His emperor had feasted, flattered, and decorated him, and he was loyally grateful.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin decoratus, past participle of decorare "to decorate, adorn, embellish, beautify," from decus (genitive decoris) "an ornament," from PIE root *dek- "to receive, be suitable" (see decent). Related: Decorated; decorating.

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