embellish


embellish

verb

Definition of EMBELLISH

1
to add to the interest of by including made-up details <the story of the comic marriage proposal was embellished as it passed from one generation to the next in the family>
2
to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming <the walls of the French restaurant are embellished with scenes of Parisian life>

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