decoratively

All Adverb
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  • To make the building as fire-proof as possible wood was not used structurally, only decoratively.
  • She shook this out with mocking eyes and threw it decoratively around her shoulders. Cited from The Bride of the Mistletoe, by James Lane Allen
  • Homes that don't use coal sometimes use a coal scuttle decoratively.
  • Decoratively the halls differ from each other no more than from any other centipede stations built at the time.
  • Decoratively, it might be described as a museum of survivals from the various stages of family history. Cited from The Web of Life, by Robert Herrick
  • As modern ships now use steel cable for the most part, the knots are now more often used decoratively than functionally.
  • Decoratively the station's main theme is an aviation inspired "high-tech" design.
  • Other decorative features were also applied to exterior of this house including a decoratively carved front porch.
  • She began, already, in the thirteenth century, to be decoratively, instead of vitally, religious. Cited from The Pleasures of England, by John Ruskin
  • Nichols was also having pieces of pottery created to her specifications locally, then painting them decoratively.
  • The best-behaved people are the low-down beggars, who are most decoratively devotional. Cited from An Englishwoman's Love-Letters, by Anonymous
  • Small sections of brick walls with stucco edges decoratively project from some portions of the house.
  • The old moralists merely took the virtues of man and distributed them quite decoratively and arbitrarily among the animals. Cited from What's Wrong With The World, by GK Chesterton
  • Even such common smithing processes as decoratively twisting a bar are impossible with it.
  • The upper floors also include bands of decoratively cut shingles.
  • The entrance gate shows traces of having been decoratively sculpted.
  • The other one in the music room is a large and decoratively carved oak affair, with matching doorways either side.
  • The ends of these beams can be seen decoratively sticking out from the structure at the corners of the actual roof.
  • In the dining room, as elsewhere, every individual room presents an individual case, to be worked out decoratively in accordance with the principles already given. Cited from Prepare and Serve a Meal and Interior Decoration
  • Diamond plate can also be used decoratively, particularly highly polished aluminum variants.
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How decoratively gets used

Meaning of decoratively

  • adverb In a decorative manner
    used decoratively at Christmas