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adorn (verb) beautify; decorate.

When we decorate some thing to make it look beautiful we adorn it. We adorn the statue of a great person by garlanding it on the occasion of his birth or death anniversary. We decorate our home on festivals, i.e. we adorn them. A person also can be adorned by making them wear flowers, jewelry, etc..

  • The bride looked very attractive as she had adorned herself with nicest of her dresses and her tasteful choice of jewelry.
  • The pictures of charming models adorned the walls of the beauty parlor, but for all that, it looked rather dull.
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