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Synonyms for ornamentation
ˌɔr nə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-or·na·men·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ornamentationnoun

    the state of being ornamented

    embellishment, decoration, ornament

  2. decoration, ornament, ornamentationnoun

    something used to beautify

    laurel wreath, ornament, medal, decoration, palm, ribbon, embellishment, medallion

  3. ornamentation, embellishmentnoun

    the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

    embellishment, decoration, ornament, embroidery

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  1. ornamentationnoun

    adornment, garniture, embellishment, arabesque, moresque, purfling, fret-work

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ornamentation":

    ornament, decoration, adornment

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  1. Evan Saitta:

    Males typically invest more into their ornamentation than do females, so the larger wide plates were likely from males, the broad, thin structure of the plates and their positioning on the back of the animal suggests that they were used in sexual display, analogous to the tail of a peacock. The broad, wide plates likely made a continuous display surface along the animal's back to attract mates, like a billboard.

  2. Lindsay Zanno:

    It has really pronounced ornamentation on the skull, it has all these pits and grooves.

  3. Grayson Kirk:

    The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.

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