In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vase/decoration) ornamentado(decoration/vase) elaborado(decoration/vase) recargado derogatory
- Most of the frescoes on the ceiling are gone, but there are ornate chandeliers, and putti attend the plaster reliefs above.
- The settings range from a stormy sea to a bus stop; all verge on dizzying unreadability due to ornate decorative patterning.
- They have been found before but rarely with such ornate decoration and never in South Lakeland.
- Linguistic style: Someone may write in an ornate style, speak in a laconic style, and have an aggressive style when arguing.
- Such high ceilings are everywhere - with more long corridors, elaborate and ornate walls and works of art on display.
- The Baroque churches of Rome were imitated throughout Europe, their ornate altars enclosing a single painting or sculptural group providing a model for many years.
- But these are no ordinary bridges they are the most elaborate bridges you have ever seen with ornate statues and balustrades, turrets and towers.
- Both the drawing room and dining room have ornate fireplaces and decorative cornicing with large windows looking out over the gardens.
- These restaurants are elegant and charming, often with ornate decorations and some of the best food in the city.
- Just as this statue in abandoning the straight line suggests movement and grace, the speaker too should favour an ornate style and introduce grace and variety.
- 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.
- The style is ornate, lyrical, and sensual, perhaps too much so for English tastes, as the Quartet tends to be more highly regarded abroad than in Britain.
- The rest of our time is spent in silence, until we arrive at an ornate door decorated with cranes and dragons.
- Wrought iron, often in ornate patterns, decorated many public buildings, bridges, and the verandahs of many homes.
- Using a soft brush attachment she slowly cleans the ornate, rococo gilt frame surrounding a magnificent portrait by George Romney.
- While poster art continued to prosper, the ornate details of Art Nouveau vanished.
- Park benches, small statues, decorative flower beds and ornate lamp-posts dotted the park at discreet distances from each other.
- There they even have an exquisite Chess Room, filled with ornate and decorative sets from around the world, all gifted by foreign delegations.
- His German epic entitled Parzifal is a massive literary production and was highly ornate in style.
- Moreover, the design is asymmetrical: Each side is different from the other, which makes the ornate decoration look even more exotic.
- So far they have dreamed up murals to decorate wasteland, ornate gates for a park and colourful name signs at an estate in Farnworth where streets are named after flowers.
- Each is massively framed by an ornate gilt rococo cartouche carved by Giovanni Giuliani in 1706.
- The decoration was much more ornate than had been seen on most houses, even exquisite manors like the Big House and the Roscoe House.
- Now, people are picking elaborate color schemes and ornate frames.
- Across the hall is a spacious drawing room with a large bay window, ornate marble fireplace, decorative plaster coving and ceiling rose.
2(language/style) florido(style/language) ampuloso derogatory
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