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synonyms for ornamental

  • exquisite
  • ornate
  • showy
  • accessory
  • fancy
  • adorning
  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • beautifying
  • decking
  • decorating
  • delicate
  • dressy
  • elaborate
  • embellishing
  • enhancing
  • festooned
  • florid
  • for show
  • garnishing
  • heightening
  • luxurious
  • setting off

antonyms for ornamental

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  • plain
  • unembellished
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How to use ornamental in a sentence

We can hypothesize that because these things would have made it more difficult to move around, then they must be an ornamental feature.
THIS 120-MILLION-YEAR-OLD BIRD MAY HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE FIRST TO SHAKE ITS TAIL FEATHERSKATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
However, he notes, when grown in soil as ornamental plants, these ferns don’t need a community.
THESE FERNS MAY BE FIRST PLANTS KNOWN TO WORK TOGETHER AS ANTS DOJAKE BUEHLERJULY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Even among the rich in places like New York City, a diamond was only one of several stones that a fiancé might choose, if he even gave anything ornamental.
AS GERMANY ACKNOWLEDGES ITS COLONIAL-ERA GENOCIDE IN NAMIBIA, THE BRUTAL LEGACY OF DIAMOND MINING STILL NEEDS A RECKONINGSTEVEN PRESSJUNE 10, 2021TIME
He is particularly fascinated by how the plants form castes and colonies in the wild but remain as individual strap fronds when grown in soil as ornamental plants.
THESE FERNS MAY BE THE FIRST PLANTS KNOWN TO SHARE WORK LIKE ANTSJAKE BUEHLERJUNE 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The photo, altered using Photoshop, makes it appear that Gracie is standing among about a half dozen of the rioters on a marble floor in one of the ornamental rooms in the Capitol building.
FAKE PHOTO FALSELY SHOWS D.C. TRANS WOMAN IN U.S. CAPITOL WITH RIOTERSLOU CHIBBARO JR.JANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It has since been enlarged, and is now much more ornamental as well as being useful.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
To quote Mrs. Kaye, 'A Liberal peer is as useful as a fifth wheel to a coach, and as ornamental as whitewash.'
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It is used for a variety of ornamental purposes, for which, from its extreme natural beauty, it is peculiarly adapted.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
As it had columns for recording statistics of the fair for a period of years, it was instructive as well as ornamental.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The garden at the rear was bright with a profusion of spring flowers and sheltered with ornamental trees and vines.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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WORDS RELATED TO ORNAMENTAL

  • aesthetic
  • creative
  • cultivated
  • cultured
  • decorative
  • dramatic
  • elegant
  • exquisite
  • fine
  • graceful
  • grand
  • harmonious
  • ideal
  • imaginative
  • musical
  • ornamental
  • pictorial
  • picturesque
  • pleasing
  • poetic
  • refined
  • rhythmical
  • sensitive
  • stimulating
  • stylish
  • sublime
  • tasteful
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