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embellishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of embellish

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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

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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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“Embellishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embellishes. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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