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Definition of Embellish

Embellish

  1. 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.

Embellish Quotations

I like the thought that what we are to do on this earth is embellish it for its greater beauty, so that oncoming generations can look back to the shapes we leave here and get the same thrill that I get in looking back at theirs - at the Parthenon, at Chartres Cathedral.
Philip Johnson

There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.
Bob Woodward

I do write a lot from personal experience, but I also embellish a bit.
Miranda Lambert

Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
Cassandra Clare

Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
Eliza Farnham
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Embellish Translations

embellish in Dutch is verfraaien, opwerken, flatteren
embellish in French is embellir
embellish in Italian is abbellire
embellish in Latin is decoro
embellish in Spanish is hermosear, embellecer