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 Meanings and Examples of ADORN
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adorn
 v.  enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  But now that they had become her own people, to bathe and encourage and adorn, she had an acute and uncomfortable interest in them.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  She might be fifty-five or sixty; but hers was one of those faces that time seems to touch only to brighten and adorn.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  Then her desire had been to adorn herself with something, and the more adorned the better.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 24
4  To adorn themselves with flowers, to dance, to sing in the sunlight: so much was left of the artistic spirit, and no more.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
5  To fluff out her curls, put on fashionable dresses, and sing romantic songs to fascinate her husband would have seemed as strange as to adorn herself to attract herself.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER X
6  If I made you that present it was that you might adorn yourself therewith.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
7  First they build up a vast pyre of resinous billets and sawn oak, whose sides they entwine with dark leaves and plant funereal cypresses in front, and adorn it above with his shining armour.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
8  To examine and arrange these things gave Amy great satisfaction, especially the jewel cases, in which on velvet cushions reposed the ornaments which had adorned a belle forty years ago.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
9  A chanting cherub adorned the cover of the sugar bucket, and attempts to portray Romeo and Juliet supplied kindling for some time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
10  Now it was not only shut, but locked, and yesterday's mud still adorned the steps.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
11  Among the many pillows that adorned the venerable couch was one, hard, round, covered with prickly horsehair, and furnished with a knobby button at each end.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
12  A stout Frenchman, who knew the Emperor, came to indulge his mania for dancing, and Lady de Jones, a British matron, adorned the scene with her little family of eight.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
13  One of the captivating children, who seem made to be kissed and cuddled, adorned and adored like little goddesses, and produced for general approval on all festive occasions.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
14  About his breast there was a wondrous golden belt adorned in the most marvellous fashion with bears, wild boars, and lions with gleaming eyes; there was also war, battle, and death.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
15  We found the apartment vacant; a large fire burning silently on the marble hearth, and wax candles shining in bright solitude, amid the exquisite flowers with which the tables were adorned.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  She likes to adorn herself with jewels.
2  Cobham might adorn a diplomatic mission but would surely mismanage a key political post such as that of Canterbury's archbishopric.
3  This small icon indicates that the plastic yard sign they adorn is either recyclable.
4  On the surface, the natural landscape is all but barren, clouds drift over a plain adorned by tumbleweed.
5  The young girl adorned herself with jewels.
6  The sapphire engagement ring that now adorns the hand of the Duchess of Cambridge, wasn't custom-made; she selected the diamond-encrusted ring from a jewelry collection catalog.
7  It was a building without any adornment or decoration.
8  In the womenswear industry, designers can offer panache without absurdity through color, varying hemlines, adornment and more.
9  On close examination, the boy can be seen to have a woven strand of some sort around his left ankle, possibly adornment, spiritual or medicinal.