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Dec"o*rate (dĕk"&ouptack_;*r&ā;t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decorated (dĕk"&ouptack_;*r&ā;`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Decorating (dĕk"&ouptack_;*r&ā;`tĭng).] [L. decoratus, p. p. of decorare, fr. decus ornament; akin to decere to be becoming. See Decent.] To deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors.
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Her fat neck was ornamented with jewels, rich bracelets decorated her arms. Thackeray.

Syn. -- To adorn; embellish; ornament; beautify; grace. See Adorn.
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Decorated style (Arch.), a name given by some writers to the perfected English Gothic architecture; it may be considered as having flourished from about a. d. 1300 to a. d. 1375.
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