adorn

All Verb Noun
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  • Within a few years the city was adorned with beautiful white-stone walls.
  • Why did dark night adorn herself with stars -- man saw them not? Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • The front of the building is adorned with a twelve foot wide rose window.
  • I therefore made the best of it and sat myself down whilst they continued adorning themselves. Cited from Expeditions in North-West and Western Australia, Vol. 1, by George Grey
  • The clock building is called so because of the great clock that adorns this building.
  • Nature had placed in him whatever makes and adorns the true man. Cited from German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, by Francke
  • What ought to be the principal view of a good wife in adorning her person. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 1 of 9, by Samuel Richardson
  • And I should like to know that it adorns a corner of your home. Cited from The Mystery Of The Boule Cabinet, by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • These are large and well adorned, particularly in the lower part.
  • The station I ask you to adorn will be a private one. Cited from The Mayor of Troy, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • And will not his enemies allow him to be fully equal to the great station he now adorns? Cited from The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D. D., Volume IX, by Jonathan Swift
  • Too large a portion of your time is devoted to the adorning of your person. Cited from The Coquette, or The History of Eliza Wharton, by Hannah Webster Foster
  • There is hardly any thing but what he adorns by his touch. Cited from A Bibliographical Tour, Volume Two, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • Let me but hold upon thee get, My love with honour thee adorns. Cited from Among Famous Books, by John Kelman
  • Let me a hold upon thee get, My love with honour thee adorns. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • These days, they are being used to adorn the walls in homes.
  • For I don't suppose he does spend much time in adorning his person. Cited from Missing, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • This winter gives her a great chance and she adorns it. Cited from Aftermath, by James Lane Allen
  • This made five all together that were adorning my person. Cited from The Cruise of the Snark, Jack London
  • His art has been exhibited worldwide and adorns the walls of many people.
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