tr.v. a·dorned, a·dorn·ing, a·dorns
1. To lend beauty to: flowers adorned the walkway.
2. To enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments: "[He] requires the presence of titles to legitimate and adorn ... his imperfect status" (Cynthia Ozick).
[Middle English adornen, from Old French adourner, from Latin adōrnāre : ad-, ad- + ōrnāre, to decorate; see ar- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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