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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
They make no attempt at adornment, but build plain, substantial houses, containing mostly about six rooms.
CAMPAIGN PICTURES OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA (1899-1900)A. G. HALES
Men of refinement and high culture adopted it rather as an article of scholarly adornment.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
So then I laughed aloud, bringing again joy to the Spirit, with adornment to the face of the waters.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO ADORNMENT

  • accessories
  • accessory
  • adornment
  • decoration
  • embellishment
  • extra
  • extras
  • frill
  • garnish
  • trapping
  • trappings
  • trim
  • trimmings
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