Synonyms and Antonyms of embellishment
something that decorates or beautifies
- A colorful mobile is just the embellishment that the soon-to-be nursery needs.
adornment, beautifier, caparison, decoration, doodad, embellisher, frill, garnish, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim
apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery
flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle
enhancement, enrichment, improvement
appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork
bedizenment, gilt, glitter
design, figure, pattern
furnishings, regalia, trappings
the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
- The actor's penchant for embellishment suggests that his memoirs would be more appropriately shelved in the fiction section.
caricature, coloring, elaboration, embroidering, embroidery, exaggeration, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, padding, stretching