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synonyms for adorn

  • beautify
  • bedeck
  • deck
  • dress up
  • embellish
  • grace
  • spruce up
  • trim
  • array
  • enhance
  • enrich
  • furbish
  • garnish
  • ornament
  • doll up
  • fix up
  • gussy up
See also synonyms for: adorned / adorning / adorns
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antonyms for adorn

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  • disfigure
  • mar
  • spoil
  • decrease
  • reduce
  • damage
  • deform
  • hurt
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How to use adorn in a sentence

We preen our hair, adorn our bodies with ornaments, tattoos and makeup.
WHEN DID WE BECOME FULLY HUMAN? WHAT FOSSILS AND DNA TELL US ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN INTELLIGENCENICK LONGRICHOCTOBER 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Canada Goose, long criticized for its use of coyote fur, said in April it would stop buying new fur from trappers but would continue to adorn coats with recycled fur.
NORDSTROM TO STOP SELLING FUR AND EXOTIC SKIN PRODUCTSPHIL WAHBASEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Yet thanks to those small worms, the soil on this antipodean ranch sucks up carbon dioxide while growing grass to feed the sheep that produce the wool that adorn the feet of hipsters a world away.
ALLBIRDS IS STEPPING UP FOR THE PLANET—BY TREADING LIGHTLY ON ITSHEILAMARIKARSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
Cowries adorned the clothing of dancers, warriors, and the richest families.
LAFALAISE DION TAKES ESSENCE ON A PERSONAL JOURNEYNANDI HOWARDSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Collina Strada sells stunning masks adorned in bright prints and tied with bows.
THE LUXURY FACE MASK HAS ARRIVEDMARC BAINJULY 7, 2020QUARTZ
They name the deceased child an angelito, (little angel), and adorn it in every possible way.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Shortly there appeared a youngish man, constructed by nature to adorn wearing apparel.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
He liked to adorn her with jewels, to see her dance, and to tell her what sport he had had with his dogs and his falcons.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Such men could not fail to adorn the faith they professed, and do honour to the Church in which they had been nurtured.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
It is only,” replies the friar, “to grace and adorn my speech; it is the colour of a Ciceronian rhetoric.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADORN

  • accent
  • add on
  • adorn
  • equip
  • supplement
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