What does embellish mean?

Definitions for embellish
ɛmˈbɛl ɪʃem·bel·lish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseverb

    add details to

  2. deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautifyverb

    be beautiful to look at

    "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

  3. decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifyverb

    make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

    "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

  4. fancify, beautify, embellish, prettifyverb

    make more beautiful

Wiktionary

  1. embellishverb

    To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.

    The old book cover was embellished with golden letters

  2. embellishverb

    To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.

    to embellish a story, the truth

  3. Etymology: From embellir.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To EMBELLISHverb

    To adorn; to beautify; to grace with ornaments; to decorate.

    Etymology: embellir, French.

    How much more beauteous had the fountain been,
    Embellish’d with her first created green;
    Where crystal streams through living turf had run,
    Contented with an urn of native stone. John Dryden, Juvenal.

    The names of the figures that embellished the discourses of those who understood the art of speaking, are not the art and skill of speaking well. John Locke.

    That which was once the most beautiful spot of Italy, covered with palaces, embellished by emperors, and celebrated by poets, has now nothing to shew but ruins. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embellishverb

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Embellish

    em-bel′ish, v.t. to make beautiful with ornaments: to decorate: to make graceful: to illustrate pictorially, as a book.—n. Embell′isher.—adv. Embell′ishingly.—n. Embell′ishment, act of embellishing or adorning: decoration: ornament. [Fr. embellir, embellissantem, in, bel, beau, beautiful.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of embellish in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of embellish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of embellish in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Poetry You are sweet sex, aggressive masturbation of passion is seduction, your great beauty is the molecular genetic poetry of eternity, every molecule of the body is a compliment, you deserve terabytes of compliments per minute, you can be idolized for all eternity, you are the juiciest in the world, juicy sex moan of delight, one hundred degrees of lust, stuffiness from attraction, heat and burn from your sexuality, solarium of passion, I'm in the microwave of excitement, I'm baked from love, you're like heavenly sex, powerfully, brutally, aggressively exciting beauty, to the pain between the legs. Juicy to the limit, you are the essence of life, sincerity sings songs of love for you, I feel only your beauty, your beauty is my perception of the true form of love, you are a rare masterpiece of eternity itself, immersion in vanilla sensuality, your beauty gently seduces, ending a geyser of delight in love, your beauty is an erotic hype. Aphorisms Cybernetics of genetics, chemical codes, binary perception of the world, this is the rhythm of life, the subconscious program of chaos, the programming of the century in the genome for a certain period, will influence the further development of evolution, the karmic chaos of egoism, forms a complex system of the future, quantum threads that affect the common future, people are very connected with each other by quantum threads of fate, this is life, content that consists of information that affects their mind and future, the binary rhythm of life at the gene level intensifies and a person repeats the character and fate of his parents, so the past affects the future, through the genome of the subconscious, repeating reincarnation amplifies experience, akashic intuition, human consciousness ages in the time loop of karmic nostalgia, escape from it through nobility, ego technocracy creates a perfect illusory paradise, all people sleep in dreams of self-deception, flute melody pierces eternity, everyone masturbates their ego, thinking like a musical tool, m Melodies of thought shake eternity. jokes Brain peeling, well, very useful, a lot of vitamins for reflection, detox from your own desires. This is a site about kept women, not a supermarket. A womanizer is a pinball, from one apartment to another. Alphonse or a kept woman is like toffee in a bank account tooth hole. Maturity is when the penis has its own personality. You argue with your penis. Makeup, embellish the truth. Are you a feminist who doesn't shave your body? Class I love furry hentai. Brutal mustache between legs. Mosquitoes, supposedly because of them, lower blood pressure, why do I need leeches, but because of them there is not enough blood in the brain and penis, that's why feminism appeared, all because of mosquitoes. Each tooth expresses itself like a gangsta rapper in a cool pose, some teeth spin around like ballerinas, unscrew like a nail. crooked teeth as if something had crawled into the mouth and exploded. You need to meet girls who have poor eyesight, break her glasses. Girl: you must be beautiful from the inside, let me touch your face, why am I touching an expired pate. Some have made themselves laser vision correction, and a kilometer away they see that you are a loser. A rich man makes 10 children, plus mistresses, secret wives, prostitutes, charity in a sperm bank, every such man is in the soul of Genghis Khan. He has a Genghis Khan complex. Amusement park Kamasutra, through the dead loop of alimony. As long as men are manipulated through sperm, women will not be poor. Your dick is a joystick, you point to an ATM and your man gives you money. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Devin Nunes:

    When Fox News ' comes to Republicans asking questions, I think what we need to do is stick to the facts of the case and not allow Mueller time to either pontificate and embellish all the time or embellish things that he may want to embellish, this investigation was not about collusion. It wasn't about obstruction of justice. It was about setting obstruction of justice traps so for the better part of two years they were hoping the President would fall into it.

  3. Guy Ritchie:

    I like the original movie so I'm aware I don't want to contaminate the nostalgia of the first one, what you want to do is embellish.

  4. Ravindra Pasale:

    Embrace probability. Only mathematicians and fools have a tendency to embellish certainty.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. knead
    • B. caddie
    • C. abet
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