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unadorned

unadorned Sentence Examples

  • His manners were simple, his speech unadorned and almost homely.

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  • He writes a plain and unadorned style and shuns superfluous words.

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  • Cettigne itself is little more than a walled village, consisting of a cluster of whitewashed cottages and some unadorned public buildings.

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  • The Bank is a characteristic building, quadrilateral, massive and low, but covering a large area, without external windows, and almost wholly unadorned; though the northwest corner is copied from the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli.

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  • His style is clear, absolutely unadorned, and somewhat lacking in force; he appeals constantly to the intellect rather than to the emotions, and is seldom picturesque, though in describing a few famous scenes, such as the execution of Charles I., he writes with pathos and dignity.

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  • The very plain and unadorned chapel dates from the 15th century, but the cloisters, around which cluster the thirty-six small houses for the fully professed monks, are of later date.

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  • Clothing for adult women had grown simpler and girls' daywear was also comparatively unadorned, but the layers that had used to distinguish undergarments could now be seen in abbreviated form on dresses for little girls.

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  • These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.

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  • It is almost incredible that the superb imaginative amplification of the description of Hyder Ali's descent upon the Carnatic should be from the same pen as the grave, simple, unadorned Address to the King (1777), where each sentence falls on the ear with the accent of some golden-tongued oracle of the wise gods.

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  • Moreover, Dr Cornay's, scheme was not given to the world with any of those adjuncts that not merely please the eye but are in many cases necessary, for, though on a subject which required for its proper comprehension a series of plates, it made even its final appearance unadorned by a single explanatory figure, and in a journal, respectable and wellknown indeed, but one not of the highest scientific rank.

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  • These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.

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  • But Peel lived to make ample and honourable amend for this unfortunate ebullition, for not only did he "fully and unequivocally withdraw the imputation which was thrown out in the heat of debate under an erroneous impression," but when the great free-trade battle had been won, he took the wreath of victory from his own brow, and placed it on that of his old opponent, in the following graceful words: - "The name which ought to be, and will be associated with the success of these measures, is not mine, or that of the noble Lord (Russell), but the name of one who, acting I believe from pure and disinterested motives, has, with untiring energy, made appeals to our reason, and has enforced those appeals with an eloquence the more to be admired because it was unaffected and unadorned; the name which ought to be chiefly associated with the success of these measures is the name of Richard Cobden."

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  • The Bank is a characteristic building, quadrilateral, massive and low, but covering a large area, without external windows, and almost wholly unadorned; though the northwest corner is copied from the Temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli.

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  • His manners were simple, his speech unadorned and almost homely.

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  • Cettigne itself is little more than a walled village, consisting of a cluster of whitewashed cottages and some unadorned public buildings.

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  • He writes a plain and unadorned style and shuns superfluous words.

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  • His style is clear, absolutely unadorned, and somewhat lacking in force; he appeals constantly to the intellect rather than to the emotions, and is seldom picturesque, though in describing a few famous scenes, such as the execution of Charles I., he writes with pathos and dignity.

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  • The very plain and unadorned chapel dates from the 15th century, but the cloisters, around which cluster the thirty-six small houses for the fully professed monks, are of later date.

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  • It is almost incredible that the superb imaginative amplification of the description of Hyder Ali's descent upon the Carnatic should be from the same pen as the grave, simple, unadorned Address to the King (1777), where each sentence falls on the ear with the accent of some golden-tongued oracle of the wise gods.

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  • French country tables are generally of simple design, usually a thick wooden (made often made of pine) plank atop straight legs or unadorned platforms.

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  • Furniture silhouettes in this style are relatively unadorned, but they usually feature soft lines which are clean and not too fussy.

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  • Some cooks may add a small meat and vegetable combination, or serve it unadorned.

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  • Unadorned doesn't mean plain, boring, or forgettable.

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  • Again, you'll be able to get more mileage out of your dress-even if you aren't the one wearing it every time-by choosing a relatively unadorned style with clean lines.

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  • Silver novelty bracelets look wonderful as they dress up an unadorned wrist.

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  • They're classic enough to have a possible "status" attached, but unadorned enough to be everyday styles.

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  • If all Merlot was this pure and unadorned then I think the grape's rather bad reputation would quickly be forgotten.

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  • The tachrichim is a simple, unadorned piece of cloth that is wrapped securely around the body.

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  • This style is best unadorned, because it has so much going on.

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  • Finish with a sparkly headband or comb, or leave unadorned for a simple, classic look.

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  • The bikini top is strapless, the bottoms unadorned.

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  • Renaissance women wore full gowns richly adorned if they were wealthy, or unadorned if they were peasants.

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  • Men's bands have traditionally been simple and unadorned.

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  • During the Middles Ages and earlier, engagement and wedding rings were plain rings that were either unadorned or had engravings.

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  • The traditional wedding band continued to have a simple design, sometimes with engravings and sometimes unadorned.

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  • The studded leather belt is $75 and the unadorned belt is $65.

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  • Even as girdles became popular, an older woman would be expected to wear one that was white and comparatively unadorned.

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  • His writing was plot-driven and unadorned.

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  • Many people prefer the unadorned, plain smooth wooden wand, but others like to put symbols, gems or other decorations on it.

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  • Moreover, Dr Cornay's, scheme was not given to the world with any of those adjuncts that not merely please the eye but are in many cases necessary, for, though on a subject which required for its proper comprehension a series of plates, it made even its final appearance unadorned by a single explanatory figure, and in a journal, respectable and wellknown indeed, but one not of the highest scientific rank.

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