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Artists like Summer Walker, Kehlani, and Amber Rose among others all have script-font names or small images tattooed on their faces to commemorate special people or events in their own lives, or simply as a means of adornment.
CARDI B SAYS SHE MAY BE GETTING A TATTOO ON HER FACERIVEA RUFFJANUARY 18, 2022ESSENCE.COM
Understanding magnesium-40 could help scientists firm up their accounting of nuclei’s neutron adornments.
A NEW PARTICLE ACCELERATOR AIMS TO UNLOCK SECRETS OF BIZARRE ATOMIC NUCLEIEMILY CONOVERNOVEMBER 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The settings are always crucial to these threadbare stories, with their complete lack of adornment — just a man, a voice, and a journey somewhere very, very scary.
ONE GOOD THING: KNIFEPOINT HORROR, A COLLECTION OF CAMPFIRE GHOST STORIES IN PODCAST FORMAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 29, 2021VOX
The same two impulses are said to lie at the root of the elaborate art of personal adornment developed by savages.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Yet I think if we observe closely we shall detect traces of a spontaneous impulse towards self-adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Imitation of the ways of their elders doubtless plays a part here, but it is aided by an instinct for adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
One of the lower and mixed forms of artistic activity, in the case of the child and of the race alike, is personal adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Little girls perhaps represent the attractive function of adornment: they like to be thought pretty.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Having led in the first place to the adornment of their sepulchres, it ultimately caused their destruction and spoliation.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
To the graves of women especially we look for the recovery of numberless articles of use and adornment.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADORNMENT

  • adornment
  • decoration
  • enhancement
  • furbelow
  • gingerbread
  • ornament
  • ornamentation
  • tinsel
  • trim
  • trimming
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