DECORATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DECORATE
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decorate
 v.  add something to an object or place, especially in order to make it more attractive
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  They've also agreed to decorate their shop windows with slightly bigger manikins.
2  Girls of this school like to quilt small things to decorate their bedrooms.
3  Shoppers are buying red lanterns, scrolls with poetic couplets, paper cuttings and plush snake toys to express their best wishes for the Lunar New Year and decorate their homes.
4  The door of the old church was embellished with decorations.
5  I'll finish the decorations for you.
6  A researcher who claims widespread fraud involving military decorations says he warned Adm.
7  The king decorated his official for ability.
8  The room was decorated with a very artistic touch.
9  We decorated the house on a tight budget.
10  They decorated the wedding car with ribbons and flowers.
11  The bathroom is decorated in green and yellow.
12  We retained the original fireplace when we decorated the room.
13  The soldier was decorated for bravery.
14  The apartment was spacious, in other words, and elegantly decorated, but it wasn't clear anyone actually lived there.
15  In a small room adjoining the cathedral, visitors can see this ornately decorated chalice made by famous European goldsmith.
Classic Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
1  She would form these very neatly out of pieces of twig, and would then decorate them with a flower or two and walk round them admiring them.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
2  The interval had not entirely been bestowed in holding council with his confederates, for De Bracy had found leisure to decorate his person with all the foppery of the times.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  There was fresh groundsel, too, for Miss Maylie's birds, with which Oliver, who had been studying the subject under the able tuition of the village clerk, would decorate the cages, in the most approved taste.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  The young man admitted that Laitner was a warm personal friend, who permitted Arobin's name to decorate the firm's letterheads and to appear upon a shingle that graced Perdido Street.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
5  Under the masonic aprons and insignia he saw the uniforms and decorations at which they aimed in ordinary life.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
6  He narrated that episode so persistently and with so important an air that everyone believed in the merit and usefulness of his deed, and he had obtained two decorations for Austerlitz.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XI
7  A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VIII
8  Then they dressed him in uniform with his decorations and placed his shriveled little body on a table.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VIII
9  Prince Vasili, who having obtained a new post and some fresh decorations was particularly proud at this time, seemed to him a pathetic, kindly old man much to be pitied.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIX
10  Remembering what Aunt Pitty had told her about the Elsing finances, she wondered where the money for the satin dress had been obtained and for the refreshments and decorations and musicians too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  Even while they were removing their overshoes they were peeping at the new decorations.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
12  Monsieur Ratignolle was prepared to take things seriously; the mets, the entre-mets, the service, the decorations, even the people.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
13  There were no decorations in the hall this time; but there was quite a crowd upon the platform, and almost every seat in the place was filled.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
14  Smiling beatifically, and wearing both his decorations, Napoleon reposed on a bed of straw on the platform, with the money at his side, neatly piled on a china dish from the farmhouse kitchen.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
15  She was gazing up too, but not at the decorations.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7