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Verb embellish has 4 senses
- 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
They won't embellish the story
- deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify - be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
--2 is one way to be
Holly flowers embellish the halls
- 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
They embellish the halls with holly
- beautify, embellish, prettify - make more beautiful
--4 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
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