glowing, many-colored, lavish, radiant, glistening, bright, polished, curved, colored, superficial, grotesque, glossy, alluring, scintillating, tawdry, variegated, illuminated, pretentious, adorned, inlaid, decorated, sparkling, shining, striped, stylish, magnificent, sumptuous, fine, elegant, vivid, artificial, glamorous, parti-colored, plain, ornamented
ornately spoken or written (part of speech: adjective)
ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
flourishing, grandiose, flagrant, snazzy, flashy, garish, boastful, jaunty, exhibitionistic, vain, affected, fussy, dashing, dramatic, splashy, rakish, forced, stilted, grandiloquent, ostentatious, formal, pompous, gaudy, blatant, flaunting, flamboyant, sensational, shameless, opulent, histrionic, showy
- His language is clear, chaste, and classical; his style concise, vigorous, and sometimes highly ornate. - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
- Ever so many millions put into ever so ornate structures of the type prevalent elsewhere could not give these halls their appealing beauty. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
- My stately companion led me through ornate arches and corridors into a series of chambers richly furnished in the style of an emperor's palace. - "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.