"donning" in the verb sense
1. wear, put on, get into, don, assume
put clothing on one's body
"What should I wear today?"
"He put on his best suit for the wedding"
"The princess donned a long blue dress"
"The queen assumed the stately robes"
"He got into his jeans"
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