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adorn

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Etymology

Old English aournen, anournen, adornen, Old French aorner, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] aaornare; ad + ornare to furnish, embellish. See adore, ornate.

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Verb

Infinitive
to adorn

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to adorn (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. Make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
    a lady was adorned with jewels
    a man adorned with noble statuary and columns
    a character adorned with every Christian grace
    a gallery of paintings was adorned with the works of some of the great masters

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