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Definition of Adorn


  1. To deck or dress with ornaments; to embellish; to set off to advantage; to render pleasing or attractive.
  2. Adornment.
  3. Adorned; decorated.

Adorn Quotations

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
William Hazlitt

Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Any opportunity to adorn oneself is human, and accessories are an easy way to do it.
Marc Jacobs

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.
George Santayana

Among the great names that adorn the roll of Nobel prize-winners in Medicine is that of Otto Meyerhof, my admired teacher and friend, to whose inspiration, guidance and encouragement I owe so very much.
Severo Ochoa
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Adorn Translations

adorn in Dutch is versieren
adorn in German is zieren
adorn in Latin is orno, decoro, glorifico, insignio, extollo, excolo
adorn in Norwegian is pryde, smykke
adorn in Swedish is smycka, pryda
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