If finished elaborately and expensively, it may attract the eye, but does not become more useful.
He could live economically or expensively, according to his preference.
He was expensively dressed and upon a casual inspection appeared to be a gentleman of considerable means.
You saw her in and out of the shops of the district, expensively dressed.
Even in their poverty the children had all looked clean and neat; now they were prettily, but not expensively, dressed.
They can only govern after absolute conquest, and then expensively.
While they were expensively educated she was grudged schooling; her highest accomplishment was meant to be mending their clothes.
The room they were in was a large one, expensively furnished in black oak.
It has been more frequently, elaborately and expensively illustrated with pictorial embellishments.
Their bodies were left as debris in the roadway so expensively constructed.