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adorn
used in The Adventures of Augie March

3 uses
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Definition
to decorate — especially a person
  • And now Mrs. Karas, who had come out to buy rolls for breakfast, fell into a lucky chance to adorn the past with imaginary flowers grown in worried secret.
    Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • She often applied rouge to her mouth from a little tube on the bed table as though feeling she had to stay adorned at least that way, with the carnation color, and a fire smudge came off on the pillows and on me.
    Chapter 14 (15% in)
  • Not necessarily a physical giantess but a person whose capacity for adornment was really very great.
    Chapter 22 (73% in)

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