Example sentences for: adorn

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

  • Ever since, it has been a part of every good girl's duty, heaven help her, to adorn public beaches and neighborhood swimming pools with eye-striking, heart-stopping, skin-baring bathing suits that provided less and less shelter with every decade.

  • The story is also the top national story at the Los Angeles Times . Pictures of a happy Espy adorn the NYT and WP tops.

  • In the first three cases were diamond brooches made to adorn the spacious dresses of the belle époque , gleaming leaf-and-flower compositions that could sweep across a whole décolletage from shoulder to shoulder, or smaller ornaments festooned with graceful diamond swags and dripping with pendant diamond drops.

  • Ernest Hemingway spent a lot of time fishing and writing here — photographs of this prominent visitor still adorn the walls of the Compleat Angler Hotel, where he wrote To Have and Have Not.

  • We are hard put to bring into normal English the diminutive endings that tend to adorn Spanish discourse with such interesting furbelows: caballito, mujercita, amiguito, autito . There is no hesitancy about using even a double diminutive, as in chiquitito.


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