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See definition of adorning on Dictionary.com
  • as incultural
  • as indecorative
  • as inornamental
  • as indressing

synonyms for adorning

  • artistic
  • developmental
  • advancing
  • beautifying
  • beneficial
  • broadening
  • civilizing
  • constructive
  • corrective
  • disciplining
  • edifying
  • educative
  • elevating
  • enriching
  • expanding
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanizing
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • instructive
  • learned
  • liberal
  • liberalizing
  • nurturing
  • polishing
  • promoting
  • raising
  • refined
  • refining
  • regenerative
  • socializing
  • stimulating
  • uplifting
  • widening
  • exquisite
  • ornate
  • showy
  • accessory
  • fancy
  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • beautifying
  • decking
  • decorating
  • delicate
  • dressy
  • elaborate
  • embellishing
  • enhancing
  • festooned
  • florid
  • for show
  • garnishing
  • heightening
  • luxurious
  • setting off
  • appareling
  • decking
  • robing
  • getting dressed
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How to use adorning in a sentence

Jansoulet adorning himself with Jenkins's ribbon might very well have been guilty of illegality.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The adorning of themselves was for this express and particular end.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
Thomas, being summoned, proved to be a tall lad possessing an honest and ingratiating smile, adorning a fair and open countenance.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
I amused myself in adorning them with all the charms of the sex I had always adored.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
He is here, adorning, by a life of severe simplicity and divine benevolence, the doctrine he has espoused.
AURELIANWILLIAM WARE
An ostentatious vulgarity is too much the rule in constructing and adorning the dwelling, and a Christian taste is the exception.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
And now, miracle of miracles, there it was in his hand with his own monogram adorning its back cover.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
He spent his estate in adorning it, and his death was probably hastened by his anxieties.
ON THE PORTRAITS OF ENGLISH AUTHORS ON GARDENING,SAMUEL FELTON
Jean was about to emulate her twin by similarly adorning the white stockings upon her slim little legs.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
In Troilus and Criseyde the poet invokes Venus as the adorning light of the third heaven.
ASTRONOMICAL LORE IN CHAUCERFLORENCE M. GRIMM
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WORDS RELATED TO ADORNING

  • adorning
  • advancing
  • artistic
  • beautifying
  • beneficial
  • broadening
  • civilizing
  • constructive
  • corrective
  • developmental
  • disciplining
  • edifying
  • educative
  • elevating
  • enriching
  • expanding
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanizing
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • instructive
  • learned
  • liberal
  • liberalizing
  • nurturing
  • polishing
  • promoting
  • raising
  • refined
  • refining
  • regenerative
  • socializing
  • stimulating
  • uplifting
  • widening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.