Decorate

Definition of Decorate

Dec´o`rate   Pronunciation: dĕk´ô`rāt
v. t.1.To deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors.
[imp. & p. p. Decorated (dĕk"ô*rā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Decorating (dĕk"ô*rā`tĭng).]
Her fat neck was ornamented with jewels, rich bracelets decorated her arms.
- Thackeray.
Decorated style
(Arch.) a name given by some writers to the perfected English Gothic architecture; it may be considered as having flourished from about a. d. 1300 to a. d. 1375.

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