adverb see decorative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decoratively — decorative ► ADJECTIVE 1) serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental. 2) relating to decoration. DERIVATIVES decoratively adverb decorativeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • decoratively — adverb in a decorative manner used decoratively at Christmas • Derived from adjective: ↑decorative …   Useful english dictionary

  • decoratively — See decorative. * * * …   Universalium

  • decoratively — adverb In a decorative manner …   Wiktionary

  • decoratively — adv. in a manner that serves to beautify and embellish, ornamentally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decoratively — dec·o·ra·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • decoratively — See: decorative …   English dictionary

  • decorative — decoratively, adv. decorativeness, n. /dek euhr euh tiv, dek reuh , dek euh ray /, adj. 1. serving or tending to decorate. 2. Fine Arts. serving only to decorate, in contrast to providing a meaningful experience. [1785 95; DECORATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …   Universalium

  • Grommet — For animated character, see Gromit. For the juvenile sportsperson, see grommet (sportsperson). Eyelet redirects here. For its homophone, see islet. Some rubber grommets. A grommet is a ring inserted into a hole through thin material, such as… …   Wikipedia

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