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Other Embellish Definition

[v] make more beautiful
[v] add details to
[v] make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
[v] be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

Antonyms

uglify

Misc. Definitions

\Em*bel"lish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embellished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embellishing}.] [OE. embelisen, embelisshen, F. embellir; pref. em- (L. in) + bel, beau, beautiful. See {Beauty}.] To make beautiful or elegant by ornaments; to decorate; to adorn; as, to embellish a book with pictures, a garden with shrubs and flowers, a narrative with striking anecdotes, or style with metaphors. Syn: To adorn; beautify; deck; bedeck; decorate; garnish; enrich; ornament; illustrate. See {Adorn}.

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