Example sentences for: adorn

How can you use “adorn” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Michelangelo said the latter, facing the Duomo, were good enough to adorn the entrance to heaven and they have been known ever since as the Doors of Paradise.

  • It fronts the Iglesia Guadalupana, the main church in town, which is decorated with an enormous ceiling mural of the Virgin of Guadalupe, set in a background of indigo-blue night sky; additional, brilliantly colored murals adorn the walls.

  • Narrative tiles adorn the main chapel and vaulted ceiling, which displays a terrific panel of the Coronation of the Virgin Mary.

  • Golden Buddha statues in several of Buddha’s aspects adorn the temples, and overlooking them is the 17-story Flower Pagoda, a slender relic of the Song dynasty (a.d.

  • The resources of the treasury of the Delian League were used — among other things — to build the Parthenon and other monuments that still adorn the Acropolis today.


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