Verb > Embellish

Verb > Embellish

(+ object)

to decorate (something) by adding special details and features : to make (something) more appealing or attractive

a book embellished with colorful illustrations

He embellished his speech with a few quotations.

(humorous) I didn’t lie, I just embellished the story a little bit.

embellishment noun, plural embellishments


a story that doesn’t require embellishment


architectural embellishments