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embellishments

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2 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

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“Embellishments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embellishments. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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