Adorning in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Adorning

present participle of adorn | (archaic) An adornment.

Short Example Sentence for Adorning

  • 1. Have you exempt the mind adorning grace? 🔊
  • 2. Its verdure threw adorning grace. 🔊
  • 3. Instead of adorning a minister, it clad the corpse. 🔊
  • 4. Your philosophical historian points his moral by adorning his tale. 🔊
  • 5. In the meantime two bridesmaids were adorning the bride in her room. 🔊
  • 6. For every adorning some brother man had groaned and smarted under the lash. 🔊
  • 7. This is the bestowal of divine idealism, the crown adorning human heads. 🔊
  • 8. Emma cried, and he tried to console her, adorning his protestations with puns. 🔊

How to use Adorning in Sentence?

  • 1. The age was eminently religious, but the poet could not aid in erecting and adorning its temples. 🔊
  • 2. And afterwards there was endless waiting for Georgina, who could not finish adorning herself. 🔊
  • 3. One singular episode in the mediocrity of art adorning it, is the tomb of Pietro dei Medici. 🔊
  • 4. Presumably life to her meant only a continuous process of adorning herself and receiving admiration. 🔊
  • 5. The detective turned toward the boy who had risen and was fumbling awkwardly with the brass buttons adorning his uniform. 🔊
  • 6. The plant isn't very adorning in its usual ragged growth, but it was universally planted. 🔊
  • 7. The adorning of the pictures of saints would be idle trifling if the heart wandered far from the spirit of the saints. 🔊
  • 8. His time is too much occupied in shaving, and other matters connected with the vain adorning of the body. 🔊
  • 9. He was a decided advance on those painters to whom colour was as arbitrary a means of adorning a good work as the gilt frame they placed about it. 🔊
  • 10. Grizel was sitting by the side of the stream, adorning her hat fantastically with roses red and white and some that were neither. 🔊
  • 11. They were at best but the fevered flush adorning my sickly state in the eyes of others, and fatally disguising it from my own. 🔊
  • 12. Between adorning and being adorned, the difference was so great, it set my face quite another way directly. 🔊
  • 13. Medina extols the magnificence of the churches in Manila, and the liberality displayed by the faithful in adorning them. 🔊
  • 14. Her husband, though confined to bed, could see her adorning herself to go in search of amusement with her admirer. 🔊
  • 15. Sinclair trifled for a moment with an exquisite specimen of artificial flowers, adorning an alabaster vase; but he gave no answer. 🔊
  • 16. The young men are equally scrupulous in adorning their persons; although, in many instances, very negligent in improving their minds. 🔊
  • 17. Did any lady ever see a gentleman with an embroidered waistcoat, and a profusion of chains, rings, and trinkets adorning his person? 🔊
  • 18. His many works at Wells are noticed in our other chapters; in his will he states that he spent 6000 marks in repairing and adorning his palaces. 🔊
  • 19. Here, too, was Apollo, cursing his murderous hand and adorning his unstrung lyre with the flower just created. 🔊
  • 20. Among the artists employed in adorning the Cathedral there was not one more devoted to the Church than Pacheco. 🔊
  • 21. There is, for instance, what may be called the 'Infant prodigy' beard, a monstrosity adorning the chin of a quite youthful officer. 🔊
  • 22. The travellers and their attendant group of urchins had now passed out of sight behind a screen of the thick foliage, which we have described as adorning the sheltered bottom of the glen. 🔊
  • 23. Her likeness, so the story runs, is preserved in the angel face, by Benevenuto Cellini, adorning the head. 🔊
  • 24. Nicopolis, the City of Victory, was founded upon the site of his camp, with the beaks of the captured ships as trophies adorning its forum. 🔊
  • 25. There were but few to see them, but every eye in range was aware of her and of a refined simplicity of dress adorning a figure whose pliant grace was the finishing touch to her joyous erectness. 🔊
  • 26. This was accomplished by adding an elegance to debauch, by clothing vice with a sort of grandeur, and by adorning scandal with a semblance of the glory and grace of the courtier of old. 🔊
  • 27. And so, while adorning our University with his presence and outshining all in the maturity and dignity of his character, he won the love of all by his spotless name. 🔊
  • 28. Smith, being of a practical turn of mind, instead of adorning himself with memorial jewellery for which he had no use, invested the hundred pounds in an exceedingly promising speculation. 🔊
  • 29. Coldriver had seen tailor-made clothing before, worn by drummers and visitors, but it is doubtful if it had ever really experienced one personally adorning one of its own citizens. 🔊
  • 30. Before coming, some of them keep the Palanquin waiting for an hour or so, while they are engaged at their toilet and adorning their persons with divers ornaments. 🔊
  • 31. It will perhaps surprise some people to know that the custom of placing vases of flowers on the altar, so far from being a modern innovation, is one of the most ancient ways of adorning it. 🔊
  • 32. The capture of Corinth conduced much to the adorning of the city: many fine specimens of art being transferred from thence to the abode of the conquerors. 🔊