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ornate

Pronunciation: /ɔːrˈneɪt; ɔːˈneɪt/

Translation of ornate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [decoration/vase] ornamentado, elaborado; [pejorative/peyorativo], recargado
    Example sentences
    • While poster art continued to prosper, the ornate details of Art Nouveau vanished.
    • They have been found before but rarely with such ornate decoration and never in South Lakeland.
    • The rest of our time is spent in silence, until we arrive at an ornate door decorated with cranes and dragons.
    Example sentences
    • His German epic entitled Parzifal is a massive literary production and was highly ornate in style.
    • Linguistic style: Someone may write in an ornate style, speak in a laconic style, and have an aggressive style when arguing.
    • As a consequence, these genres do not strive to show events in their experiential immediacy and do not use an excessively ornate style of presentation.
    1.2 [language/style] florido; [pejorative/peyorativo], ampuloso

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.