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embellishing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

serving to add beauty
  • the chef tends to overuse sprigs of parsley and other embellishing garnishes on dishes that don't need them

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embellishing

verb
present participle of embellish

Synonyms & Antonyms of embellishing (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Embellishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embellishing. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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