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embellishment

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noun em·bel·lish·ment \-lish-mənt\

Definition of embellishment

  1. 1 :  the act or process of embellishing

  2. 2 :  something serving to embellish

  3. 3 :  ornament 5



Examples of embellishment in a sentence

  1. <a colorful mobile is just the embellishment that the soon-to-be nursery needs>

  2. <the actor's penchant for embellishment suggests that his memoirs would be more appropriately shelved in the fiction section>



1591

First Known Use of embellishment

1591



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