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adorn
used in The Fountainhead

3 uses
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Definition
to decorate — especially a person
  • Etchings of Greek temples adorned the panels, too small to be distinguished, but presenting the unmistakable columns, pediments and crumbling stone.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (4% in)
  • It was a three-floor edifice, part marble, part stucco, adorned with gargoyles and carriage lanterns.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (95% in)
  • They demand unadorned simplicity—like the honesty of the unspoiled common man.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (78% in)

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