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adorn

[uh-dawrn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to decorate or add beauty to, as by ornaments: garlands of flowers adorning their hair.
2.
to make more pleasing, attractive, impressive, etc.; enhance: Piety adorned Abigail's character.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English adornen < Latin adōrnāre, equivalent to ad- ad- + ōrnāre to dress (see ornate); replacing late Middle English aourne < Middle French < Latin

adorner, noun
adorningly, adverb
nonadorner, noun
nonadorning, adjective
overadorn, verb (used with object)
overadorned, adjective
preadorn, verb (used with object)
readorn, verb (used with object)
readorning, adjective
self-adorning, adjective
superadorn, verb (used with object)
unadorned, adjective
well-adorned, adjective


1. beautify; deck, bedeck; bedizen, array.
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adorn (əˈdɔːn)
 
vb
1.  to decorate: she adorned her hair with flowers
2.  to increase the beauty, distinction, etc, of
 
[C14: via Old French from Latin adōrnāre, from ōrnāre to furnish, prepare]
 
a'dornment
 
n

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adorn
late 14c., from O.Fr. aourner, from L. adornare "equip, provide, embellish," from ad- "to" + ornare "prepare, furnish, adorn, fit out," from stem of ordo "order" (see order). The -d- was reinserted by French scribes 14c., in English from late 15c. (see ad-).
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