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ADORN', L. adorno, ad and orno, to deck, or beautify, to dress, set off, extol, furnish.

1. To deck or decorate to make beautiful to add to beauty by dress to deck with external ornaments.

A bride adorneth, herself with jewels. Isaiah 6 .

To set off to advantage to add ornaments to to embellish by any thing external or adventitious as, to adorn a speech by appropriate action, sentiments with elegance of language, or a gallery with pictures.

3. To make pleasing, or more pleasing as, great abilities adorned by virtue or affability.
4. To display the beauty or excellence of as, to adorn the doctrine of God. Titus 2 .

ADORN', n. Ornament. Obs.

ADORN', a. Adorned decorated. Obs.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Adorn'. King James Dictionary.

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