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2. ornate, fancy, elaborate, busy; baroque, rococo, arabesque; florid, flowery.
3. ostentatious, meretricious, flamboyant, showy, flashy, SI. flash; gawdy, garish, tawdry; grandiose, high-flown, Inf. highfalutin.

ornamentation, n. 1. adornment, embellishment. See - ornament (def. 4).
2. finery, frippery, frilliness, frills, frills and furbelows, folderol, trumpery, gaudery, fuss,
Inf. foo-faraw, SI. jazz; ostentation, meretriciousness, flamboyance, showiness, show, flashiness, SI. flash; gaudiness, garishness, tawdriness.
3. ornateness, fanciness, elaborateness, business; baroqueness, baroque, rococo, arabesque; richness, luxuriance; brilliance, splendor, magnificence.
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decoration, frill, ornament. See - ornament (def. 1). ornate, adj. 1. elaborate, involved, busy; fussy,
frilly; baroque, rococo, arabesque.
2. elegant, fine, fancy; rich, lush, luxurious, luxuriant, sumptuous; brilliant, dazzling, glittering; gilt, begilt.
3. labored, richly-wrought, highly-wrought; overdone, overwrought, overworked, overlabored; overelegant.
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(all to a sumptuous degree) adorned, decorated, embellished, embroidered, elaborated, festooned.
5. ostentatious, meretricious, flamboyant, showy, flashy,
SI. flash; gawdy, garish, tawdry.
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(all usu. of speech or writing) affected, pretentious, stilted, lofty, fulsome, high-flown, high-flying, Inf. high-falutin; pompous, orotund, grandiloquent; florid, flowery, euphuistic; grandiose, high-sounding, big-sounding.

ornery, adj. Informal. 1. cantankerous, surly, irascible, iracund, crabbed, crabby; ill-natured, unfriendly, obnoxious, choleric; ill-tempered, bad-tempered, short-tempered, quick-tempered; brusque, peppery, crusty, grumpy, grouchy, dyspeptic, bearish, snappish, snarling; cross, feisty, huffy, irritable, cranky, peevish, bilious, testy, touchy, tetchy; argumentative, quarrelsome, fractious, contentious, disagreeable, Inf. bitchy, Inf. ugly, uncivil, sharp, abrupt, curt, short, terse, blunt, rough.
2. stubborn, stubborn as a mule, mulish, muleheaded, pigheaded, bullheaded, bullish, headstrong, obstinate; willful, self-willed, contrary, perverse, wrongheaded, cross-grained, balky, uncooperative,
U.S. Inf. notionate, Inf. cussed, Archaic, untoward; froward, refractory, recalcitrant, contumacious; ungovernable, unmanageable, uncontrollable, difficult, restive, unruly, incorrigible.
3. base, low, vile, mean, bad, mean-spirited, base-spirited,
Inf. low-down, SI. low-down-dirty-rotten.

orotund, adj. 1. (all of the voice) strong, powerful, mighty; full, rich, mellifluous; deep, sonorous; resonant, resounding, reverberating, rolling, ringing; big, booming, thundering.
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(all of a style of speaking) pompous, bombastic, fustian, grandiloquent, grandiose, lofty, stilted; turgid, swollen, inflated, overblown, puffed-up, Inf. windy. Inf. gassy; magniloquent, high-flown, high-sounding, Inf. high-falutin, big-sounding, lexiphanic, Rare, grandisonant; overdrawn, strained, affected, put-on; sesquipedalian, polysyllabic, Inf. jawbreaking.

orthodox, adj. 1. (all of theological or religious doctrine) sound, correct, accurate, faithful, true, right, proper; of the faith, of the true faith, doctrinal, Latin, ex cathedra; authoritative, official, approved, accepted, recognized, acknowledged, admitted, kosher.

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