DECORATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DECORATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
decoration
 n.  the act or process of decorating
 n.  something that adorns, enriches, or beautifies
Classic Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
1  He was forced to acknowledge with consternation that this apparent door was simply the wooden decoration of a building against which it was placed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
2  A large crucifix fastened to the wall completed the decoration of this refectory, whose only door, as we think we have mentioned, opened on the garden.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
3  The Attorney for the Crown had him warned that the authorities would prosecute him for "illegal" wearing of this decoration.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
4  The sole decoration of the four rooms on the ground floor, which composed his lodgings, consisted of framed herbariums, and engravings of the old masters.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MABEUF
5  The animals decided unanimously to create a military decoration, "Animal Hero, First Class," which was conferred there and then on Snowball and Boxer.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IV
6  It was announced that the battle would be called the Battle of the Windmill, and that Napoleon had created a new decoration, the Order of the Green Banner, which he had conferred upon himself.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
7  My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
8  Except for that small expenditure in the decoration of her infant, Hester bestowed all her superfluous means in charity, on wretches less miserable than herself, and who not unfrequently insulted the hand that fed them.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
9  As the last touch to her mermaid's garb, Pearl took some eel-grass and imitated, as best she could, on her own bosom the decoration with which she was so familiar on her mother's.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
10  This shadow play slowly surrounded the head like a decoration or lofty distinction.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
11  They were so narrow they seemed to be there as decoration on the column rather than for anyone to use.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
12  The new decoration of the Premises contributed much to the magnificence of the spectacle.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
13  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
14  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
15  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
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  We retained the original fireplace when we decorated the room.
17  The soldier was decorated for bravery.
18  The apartment was spacious, in other words, and elegantly decorated, but it wasn't clear anyone actually lived there.
19  In a small room adjoining the cathedral, visitors can see this ornately decorated chalice made by famous European goldsmith.
20  Before the trial, he mailed off all his court documents to family members in elaborately decorated envelopes.
21  A few strange, antique portraits of the men and women of other days decorated the stained walls.
22  The decorator appointed the hotel with ultramodern furnishings.
23  Our gardener is a jack of all trades, he can do carpentering, decorating, a bit of plumbing, and so on.
24  When he bought his house, he began to look for flowers and decorative shrubs, and began to read books dealing with horticultural matters.
25  It is unusual to have decorative girl's baseballs; but you can see pink baseball mitts there.
26  An ornamental plant is a plant that is grown for its decorative qualities, rather than for its commercial or other value.
27  She drew a decorative border around the picture.
28  The style is ornate and highly decorative.
29  They've also agreed to decorate their shop windows with slightly bigger manikins.
30  Girls of this school like to quilt small things to decorate their bedrooms.