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  Definition of embellishment
  1. the act of adding extraneous decorations to something
  2. a superfluous ornament
  3. elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
Similar Words: ornamentation, embroidery

 

Hyponyms: boulle, boule, buhl, cuspidation, festoon, filigree, filagree, fillagree, vermiculation, flourish

 

Derivational Morphology: decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify, embroider, pad, lard, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise

 

 
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