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Words used to describe decoration

beaded

adjective

decorated with beads

bedecked

adjective

covered with lots of decorations such as flags or flowers

bejewelled

adjective

decorated with jewels

busy

adjective

a busy design contains too much annoying detail

chintzy

adjective

covered or decorated with chintz

decorative

adjective

intended to look attractive rather than be useful

delicate

adjective

attractive with many small details

delicately

adverb

with a graceful design, or with many small attractive details

emblazoned

adjective

printed, drawn, or decorated in a very noticeable way

embossed

adjective

decorated with a raised design

fancy

adjective

not plain or simple but with a lot of decorations or extra parts

floral

adjective

made of flowers, or decorated with pictures of flowers

florid

adjective

containing too much decoration

fragile

adjective

looking very delicate

frilly

adjective

decorated with a lot of frills

fringed

adjective

decorated with a fringe or fringes

fussy

adjective

containing too many small parts or details

gilt-edged

adjective

with gold edges

glazed

adjective

made of glass or decorated with glass

illuminated

adjective

an illuminated book or document is very old and is decorated with gold and bright colours

inlaid

adjective

an inlaid table, floor, or other surface has pieces of a different material put into it as decoration

intricate

adjective

very detailed in design or structure

jeweled

the American spelling of jewelled

jewelled

adjective

a jewelled object is decorated with jewels

lacy

adjective

made of lace, or decorated with lace

ornamental

adjective

designed to be used as decoration

personalised

a British spelling of personalized

personalized

adjective

marked with someone’s name or initials, or with a special decoration, in order to show who owns it

plumed

adjective

decorated with a large feather or group of feathers

rococo

adjective

built or designed in a style with a lot of delicate decoration that was fashionable in Europe in the 18th century

sequinned

adjective

decorated with sequins

studded

adjective

decorated with metal studs

subtle

adjective

delicate and complicated in an attractive way

themed

adjective

used for describing a place with furniture, decorations, pictures etc that are related to a particular subject, activity, or event in history

tooled

adjective

tooled leather has been decorated by pressing a design onto it using a special tool

decoratively

adverb

fussiness

noun

intricately

adverb

ornamentally

adverb

subtly

adverb

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