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embellish


verb
1. add details to (Freq. 1)
Syn:
embroider, pad, lard, aggrandize, aggrandise,
blow up, dramatize, dramatise
Derivationally related forms:
drama (for: dramatize), aggrandisement (for: aggrandise), aggrandizement (for: aggrandize), embellishment, embroidery (for: embroider)
Hypernyms:
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise,
magnify, amplify
Hyponyms:
glorify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something with something
- They won't embellish the story
2. make more beautiful
Syn:
fancify, beautify, prettify
Ant:
uglify (for: beautify)
Derivationally related forms:
beautification (for: beautify), beauty (for: beautify)
Hypernyms:
better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
Hyponyms:
groom, neaten, dress, curry, dress up,
window-dress, spruce up, spruce, titivate, tittivate, smarten up,
slick up, spiff up, polish, smooth, smoothen, shine,
become, suit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
- Decorate the room for the party
- beautify yourself for the special day
Syn:
decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, beautify
Derivationally related forms:
beautification (for: beautify), beauty (for: beautify), embellishment, ornamentation (for: ornament), ornament (for: ornament), grace (for: grace), adornment (for: adorn), decorative (for: decorate), decor (for: decorate), decoration (for: decorate), decorator (for: decorate)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
wreathe, encrust, incrust, beset, braid,
embroider, broider, stick, illustrate, garland, fledge,
flight, spangle, bespangle, foliate, flag, caparison,
bard, barde, dress up, bead, pipe, applique,
gild the lily, paint the lily, vermiculate, smock, hang, prank,
tinsel, tart up, stucco, redecorate, panel, bejewel,
jewel, fillet, filet, scallop, bedizen, dress ship,
trim, garnish, dress, deck, bedight, bedeck,
festoon, enamel, inlay, lacquer, gild, begild,
engild, illuminate, emblazon, blazon, color, colour,
fringe, fret, landscape
Verb Group:
ornament
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- They embellish the halls with holly
4. be beautiful to look at
- Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
Syn:
deck, adorn, decorate, grace, beautify
Derivationally related forms:
beautification (for: beautify), beauty (for: beautify), grace (for: grace), decorative (for: decorate), decoration (for: decorate), adornment (for: adorn)
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
ornament
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
- Holly flowers embellish the halls

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