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adorn
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 uses
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Definition
to decorate — especially a person
  • One man may be of weak presence, but heaven has adorned this with such a good conversation that he charms every one who sees him; his honeyed moderation carries his hearers with him so that he is leader in all assemblies of his fellows, and wherever he goes he is looked up to.
    Book 8 (28% in)
  • I will take no horses back with me to Ithaca, but will leave them to adorn your own stables, for you have much flat ground in your kingdom where lotus thrives, as also meadow-sweet and wheat and barley, and oats with their white and spreading ears; whereas in Ithaca we have neither open fields nor racecourses, and the country is more fit for goats than horses, and I like it the better for that.
    Book 4 (71% in)
  • About his breast there was a wondrous golden belt adorned in the most marvellous fashion with bears, wild boars, and lions with gleaming eyes; there was also war, battle, and death.
    Book 11 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "adorn" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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