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adorn
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition
to decorate — especially a person
  • Yet she was meanly dressed, a coarse blue petticoat and a linen jacket being her only garb; her fair hair was plaited but not adorned: she looked patient yet sad.
    Chapter 11 (71% in)
  • Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
    Chapter 19 (21% in)

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