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
But the real story behind the events of Madame Lalaurie doesn't need any embellishment.
As with any publicity tidbits like these, there's often a level of embellishment.
For instance, this pair of ombré, two-tone purple and green, very mermaid-like tights with flowers, stars, and sequin embellishments will set you back $309.
Other people have threatened to sue Netflix over alleged embellishments of various cartel members.
His fashion statements may have more embellishment-per-square-inch than his peers’, but Mr. Newton is hardly the only NFL pro trying to sharpen up.
The lace, the buttons, everything that is an embellishment on my dress is from my mom’s dress.
Balenciaga's take on the famously un-stylish shoes include a 10 cm-high platform, bright colors, and embellishments on top.
Use tumble drying for fabrics or embellishments that may melt, warp, or shrink when exposed to heat.
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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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