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WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Baroque
bə-ROHK
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: French, mid-18th century
1

Relating to or denoting a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th centuries that followed mannerism and is characterized by ornate detail.

2

Highly ornate and extravagant in style.

Examples of Baroque in a sentence

“‘Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.’ — Ernest Hemingway”

“The historical home was maintained in the height of its baroque style. “