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Noun: ornament  or-nu-munt
  1. Something used to beautify
    - decoration, ornamentation
     
  2. (music) a musical flourish that is unnecessary to the overall melodic or harmonic line
Verb: ornament  or-nu-munt
  1. Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    "ornament the room for the party";
    - decorate, adorn, grace, embellish, beautify
     
  2. Be an ornament to
    "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"

Derived forms: ornamented, ornamenting, ornaments

Type of: adorn, alter, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], beautify, change, deck, decorate, embellish, grace, modify

Encyclopedia: Ornament