Examples of embellishment in a Sentence
a colorful mobile is just the embellishment that the soon-to-be nursery needs
the actor's penchant for embellishment suggests that his memoirs would be more appropriately shelved in the fiction section
Recent Examples of embellishment from the Web
The exact ingredients and embellishments may change, but the basics of fluffy, fragrant pilaf are simple and consistent.
Foam adhesives come in a range of thicknesses and add dimension when used to attach embellishments to a card.
Hoffman said the group pretty much finished the basic tracks during the first session, leaving vocals, harmonies, overdubs and other embellishments as the main remaining tasks for the second recording session.
The embellishments were added by Texas U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land.
The black collar and minimal embellishment will work with any kind of jewelry or outfit.
The true story of Sixten Sparre and Hedvig Jensen, with embellishment through the years, had become almost legend in Denmark.
The shirt is made of Indian silk with gold embellishments.
Milford ordered doors from Jeld-Wen — many had to be custom-sized — then scoured local iron and woodworker’s shops for embellishments.
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First Known Use of embellishment
Synonymsadornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, decoration, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim
Related Wordsapparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappings
Near Antonymsblemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain
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