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adorn

[ə'dɔːn] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. украшать; быть украшением

  2. приукрашивать, привирать

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adorn

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"Well, so be it!" I said in much vexation as I crammed the verses hastily under my pillow and ran down to adorn myself in the new Moscow garments.
- Ну, так и быть! - сказал я в сильном нетерпении, с досадой сунул стихи под подушку и побежал примеривать московское платье.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Детство
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
"I know, I know what you mean to say," Panshin interrupted, and again he ran his fingers over the keys: "for the music and the books I bring you, for the wretched sketches with which I adorn your album, and so forth.
- Знаю, знаю, что вы хотите сказать, - перебил ее Паншин и снова пробежал пальцами по клавишам, - за ноты, за книги, которые я вам приношу, за плохие рисунки, которыми я украшаю ваш альбом, и так далее, и так далее.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
And then God was robbed. His vessels were broken to adorn woman's impurity.
Тогда обкрадываешь бога, разбиваешь священные ковчеги и их обломками украшаешь блудницу.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
'She need adorn some sphere or other,' observed the son-in-law, for she ain't very ornamental in general.'
– Ей не мешает украсить какую-нибудь сферу, – заметил его зять, – потому что сама-то она не бог знает какое украшение.
Dickens, Charles / Martin ChuzzlewitДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Martin Chuzzlewit
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1994
My brother Lambert had by this time a college living near to Winchester, and a wife of course to adorn his parsonage.
Мой братец Джек Ламберт получил к тому времени приход неподалеку от Винчестера и обзавелся женой, призванной послужить к украшению его пасторского дома.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 2
Виргинцы. Том 2
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
It was all barren, there being no great dinner or festival there, no reason to adorn or garnish the place with the old banners and the riches garnered from fang years of trade.
Зал был пустым, в нем не проводились ни празднества, ни званые обеды, поэтому не было необходимости украшать его.
Duane, Diane / Spock's WorldДуэйн, Диана / Мир Спока
Мир Спока
Дуэйн, Диана
Spock's World
Duane, Diane
© 1988 Paramount Pictures
The station hall is illuminated by golden chandeliers that adorn the station.
Станцию украшают роскошные золотистые люстры, освещающие центральный зал.
© 2007 Moscow Metro
His dress was very plain and simple, and the fashion of it between the Asiatic and the European; but he had on his head a light helmet of gold, adorned with jewels, and a plume on the crest.
Одежда императора была очень скромная и простая, фасон - нечто среднее между азиатским и европейским, но на голове надет был легкий золотой шлем, украшенный драгоценными камнями и пером на верхушке.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
The University is composed of several buildings, the main one a large four-storey stone building with two wings, and large stone gargoyles adorning the roof.
Университетский комплекс состоял из нескольких корпусов, главным из которых было большое каменное четырехэтажное здание с двумя крыльями.
Sheldon, Sidney / The Doomsday ConspiracyШелдон, Сидни / Конец света
Конец света
Шелдон, Сидни
© Sidney Sheldon Family Limited Partnership, 1991
© Перевод. А.П. Романов, 1993
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Doomsday Conspiracy
Sheldon, Sidney
© 1991 by Sheldon Literary Trust
The track walls are faced with light colored glassed marble and adorned with metal panels depicting burning torches.
Путевые стены покрыты полированным мрамором светлых тонов. На стенах - металлические вставки с изображением горящего факела.
© 2007 Moscow Metro
She plagued her mother with questions; she dreamt of the church adorned with a profusion of white roses, filled with thousands of wax tapers, with the sound of angels' voices, and sweet perfumes.
Она приставала к матери с бесконечными расспросами, грезила о церкви, полной белых роз, о бесчисленных свечах, небесных голосах и сладостных ароматах.
Zola, Emile / A Love EpisodeЗоля, Эмиль / Страница любви
Страница любви
Золя, Эмиль
A Love Episode
Zola, Emile
© 2005 Mondial
Another facade, facing the park, was adorned with ten-columned logia of Ionic order.
Не менее парадно выглядит фасад, обращенный к парку - его украшает десятиколонная лоджия ионического ордера, охватывающая весь второй этаж.
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
© 2003-2009 Optima Tours
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
She was no longer the playful damsel adorned with bunches of wild-flowers, and casting to the winds gay, gipsy laughter, nor was she the amorosa in white skirts, gracefully bending her slender form as she sauntered lingeringly beside the hedges.
Теперь это была уже не та сорванец-девчонка, что носилась с букетами диких цветов да оглашала воздух смехом цыганки. То была и не та влюбленная девушка в белой юбке, что изгибала тонкий свой стан и замедляла у изгороди нежную свою поступь.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
These were seated in an imperfect semicircle about a very copper-adorned fireplace, surmounted by a carved wood inscription:
Гости расположились неправильным полукругом перед камином с медными украшениями, увенчанным резьбой по дереву и с надписью:
Wells, Herbert George / Ann VeronicaУэллс, Герберт / Анна-Вероника
Анна-Вероника
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Ann Veronica
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
The gardens, laid out with taste, were adorned with fine marble statues. The palace was beautifully built.
Его сады содержались в отличном порядке и были украшены великолепными мраморными статуями; архитектура дворца не оставляла желать лучшего.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
Кандид
Вольтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
Candide
Voltaire
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.

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ə'dɔːnVerbукрашать; быть украшением

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    украшать

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Collocations

adorn oneself
приукрашиваться
adorn oneself
разукрашиваться
adorn oneself
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Word forms

adorn

verb
Basic forms
Pastadorned
Imperativeadorn
Present Participle (Participle I)adorning
Past Participle (Participle II)adorned
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I adornwe adorn
you adornyou adorn
he/she/it adornsthey adorn
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am adorningwe are adorning
you are adorningyou are adorning
he/she/it is adorningthey are adorning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have adornedwe have adorned
you have adornedyou have adorned
he/she/it has adornedthey have adorned
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been adorningwe have been adorning
you have been adorningyou have been adorning
he/she/it has been adorningthey have been adorning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I adornedwe adorned
you adornedyou adorned
he/she/it adornedthey adorned
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was adorningwe were adorning
you were adorningyou were adorning
he/she/it was adorningthey were adorning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had adornedwe had adorned
you had adornedyou had adorned
he/she/it had adornedthey had adorned
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been adorningwe had been adorning
you had been adorningyou had been adorning
he/she/it had been adorningthey had been adorning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will adornwe shall/will adorn
you will adornyou will adorn
he/she/it will adornthey will adorn
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be adorningwe shall/will be adorning
you will be adorningyou will be adorning
he/she/it will be adorningthey will be adorning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have adornedwe shall/will have adorned
you will have adornedyou will have adorned
he/she/it will have adornedthey will have adorned
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been adorningwe shall/will have been adorning
you will have been adorningyou will have been adorning
he/she/it will have been adorningthey will have been adorning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would adornwe should/would adorn
you would adornyou would adorn
he/she/it would adornthey would adorn
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be adorningwe should/would be adorning
you would be adorningyou would be adorning
he/she/it would be adorningthey would be adorning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have adornedwe should/would have adorned
you would have adornedyou would have adorned
he/she/it would have adornedthey would have adorned
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been adorningwe should/would have been adorning
you would have been adorningyou would have been adorning
he/she/it would have been adorningthey would have been adorning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am adornedwe are adorned
you are adornedyou are adorned
he/she/it is adornedthey are adorned
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being adornedwe are being adorned
you are being adornedyou are being adorned
he/she/it is being adornedthey are being adorned
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been adornedwe have been adorned
you have been adornedyou have been adorned
he/she/it has been adornedthey have been adorned
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was adornedwe were adorned
you were adornedyou were adorned
he/she/it was adornedthey were adorned
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being adornedwe were being adorned
you were being adornedyou were being adorned
he/she/it was being adornedthey were being adorned
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been adornedwe had been adorned
you had been adornedyou had been adorned
he/she/it had been adornedthey had been adorned
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be adornedwe shall/will be adorned
you will be adornedyou will be adorned
he/she/it will be adornedthey will be adorned
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been adornedwe shall/will have been adorned
you will have been adornedyou will have been adorned
he/she/it will have been adornedthey will have been adorned