Adorningly \A*dorn"ing*ly\, adv. By adorning; decoratively. [1913 Webster]

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  • adorningly — adorningly, adv. (əˈdɔːnɪŋlɪ) [f. prec. + ly2.] In an adorning manner; so as to adorn; decoratively. (In mod. Dicts.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • adorn — adorner, n. adorningly, adv. /euh dawrn /, v.t. 1. to decorate or add beauty to, as by ornaments: garlands of flowers adorning their hair. 2. to make more pleasing, attractive, impressive, etc.; enhance: Piety adorned Abigail s character. [1325… …   Universalium