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ornament (plural ornaments)

  1. An element of decoration.
    • 1919: P. G. Wodehouse, My Man Jeeves
      ...I'm a bit short on brain myself; the old bean would appear to have been constructed more for ornament than for use
  2. A Christmas tree decoration
  3. Music. a musical flourish that are unnecessary to the overall melodic or harmonic line, but serve to decorate or "ornament" that line.

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Verb

Infinitive
to ornament

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to ornament (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To decorate.
    We will ornament the windows with trim to make the room seem brighter.
  2. To add to.
    The editor ornamented his plain writing, making it fancier but less clear.

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