beautify (part of speech: verb)
ornament (part of speech: verb)
- Poetry, gentle sir, is, as I take it, like a tender young maiden of supreme beauty, to array, bedeck, and adorn whom is the task of several other maidens, who are all the rest of the sciences; and she must avail herself of the help of all, and all derive their lustre from her. - "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- Gold, rose, bird of the dawn, All to her balcony gather unseen- Thrill through the curtain drawn, Bless her, bedeck her, and bathe her, my Queen! - "The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q"", Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch).
- If glass be used to decorate a crown, While gems are taken to bedeck a foot, 'Tis not that any fault lies in the gem, But in the want of knowledge of the setter. - "Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers", W. A. Clouston.