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Synonyms and Antonyms of adorning

  1. serving to add beauty <adorning garlands of greenery can be seen all over the mansion at Christmastime> Synonyms decorative, beautifying, cosmetic, embellishing, ornamentalRelated Words alluring, appealing, attractive, charming, delightful, glamorous (also glamourous), pleasing, prepossessing; beauteous, beautiful, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], comely, fair, gorgeous, handsome, lovely, pretty, stunning; detailed, elaborate, fancy, ornateAntonyms functional, utilitarian

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