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embellish

 
Verb embellish has 4 senses
  1. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise - add details to
    --1 is one way to overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify
    Derived form: noun embellishment1
    Sample sentence:
    They won't embellish the story
  2. deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify - be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
    --2 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Holly flowers embellish the halls
  3. decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
    --3 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun embellishment3
    Sample sentence:
    They embellish the halls with holly
  4. beautify, embellish, prettify - make more beautiful
    --4 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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