1. decorativeness an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
  2. decoratively in a decorative manner
  3. decorative serving an ornamental rather than a useful purpose
  4. Cordaitales extinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable to or more advanced than cycads; known from the Pennsylvanian period; probably extinct since the Mesozoic era
  5. degressive tax any tax in which the rate decreases as the amount subject to taxation increases
  6. declarative sentence a sentence (in the indicative mood) that makes a declaration
  7. decorticate remove the cortex of (an organ)
  8. degenerative arthritis chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints
  9. secretiveness characterized by a lack of openness
  10. digestive tube tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
  11. figuratively in a non-literal sense
  12. decorated provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
  13. secretively in a secretive manner; with a preference for secrecy
  14. lucrativeness the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit
  15. skirt of tasses armor plate that protects the body below the waist
  16. thortveitite a mineral consisting of scandium yttrium silicate
  17. lucrative producing a sizeable profit
  18. imperative requiring attention or action
  19. thriftless wasteful or extravagant with money or resources
  20. court of appeals a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies