to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
ex: We _______ the account of our vacation by including descriptions of the many colorful people
describing flowery or elaborate speech
ex: The candidate's speech was so _______ that although no one could understand what he was talking about, they all agreed that he sounded good saying it.
exhibiting a display of great wealth
ex: Dances at the king's palace are always very _______ affairs because no expense is spared.
ex: The carved wood was so _____ that you could examine it several times and still notice things you had not seen before.
describing a showy or pretentious display
ex: Whenever the millionaire gave a party, the elaborate decorations and enormous amounts of food were always part of his _____ display of wealth.
profoundly moving; touching
ex: The most ________ part of the movies was when the father finally made peace with his son.