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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdecorativedec‧o‧ra‧tive /ˈdekərətɪv $ ˈdekərə-, ˈdekəreɪ-/ ●○○ adjective  DECORATEpretty or attractive, but not always necessary or useful a decorative panel above the doordecoratively adverb
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decorativeThe reality in these stories is only decorative.Many of the nature books are purely decorative, but a few are very informative.There's no point in getting all the other decorative details perfect if your plates and knives and forks are all wrong.Lamps, decorative objects, rugs, wall coverings and fabrics are only a few of the most commonly licensed home furnishings.The poem had been embroidered on a pretty decorative pillow.A shelf for decorative plates running at picture rail height will instantly bring an interior to life.The decorative scheme incorporates portrait Roman heads, animals, birds, fishes and Roman geometrical decorative forms.Prices, where stated at all, were scribbled in decorative script upon tiny cards, an afterthought.Cut out decorative shapes with a cookie cutter.A generous pile of cushions, or a treasured marble bust can add the required decorative touch.
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