Example sentences for: adorned

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

  • The museum displays pieces of the ornate decorative pediment that adorned the temples, and dedications to Athena herself found in the inner sanctuary.

  • You’ll see solicitors (lawyers) walking the alleyways and streets around the building, carrying briefs in hand and adorned by wigs and capes.

  • Of more interest is the domed upper chapel added in 1796, whose ceiling is adorned by five spectacular paintings — three of which are fine examples of Goya’s work.

  • A second floor loggia is adorned with Jacopo della Quercia’s 15th-century carvings for the city fountain Fonte Gaia (of which a poor 19th-century replica stands in the piazza).

  • Nearby is the immense brick and white-marble Gothic Church of the Frari (full name Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, built by the Franciscans), above all celebrated for the high altar adorned with Titian’s jubilant Assumption of the Virgin.


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