ornament

Part of speech: adjective

Ornamental.

Part of speech: adverb

Ornamentally.

Part of speech: verb

To decorate; beautify; adorn.

Part of speech: noun

Something that adds beauty or elegance; decoration.

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Usage examples "ornament":

  1. She darted into the house, and, after one comprehensive glance around the sitting room, where she found the rocker upset, and a china ornament fallen from its place on the table, and smashed in fragments upon the floor, as though someone had knocked it down in a hasty departure, she snatched a revolver from its holster upon the wall, and rushed out of the house through the back door. - "The Law-Breakers", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. And may the warm hearts of Red Gap cause you to forget that European world of fashion of which you have long been so distinguished an ornament! - "Ruggles of Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. Long years ago there were Folks who believed that wearing a " charm," which often was a little piece of coral, perhaps made into an ornament, would charm away harm or danger, and keep them safe from " the evil eye." - "Lord Dolphin", Harriet A. Cheever.