[ US /ɪmˈbɛɫɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /ɛmbˈɛlɪʃ/ ]
  1. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    Decorate the room for the party
    beautify yourself for the special day
  2. be beautiful to look at
    Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
  3. add details to
  4. make more beautiful
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How To Use embellish In A Sentence

  • The Romans invented a distinct cornice for the Corinthian order, characterized by large projecting modillions embellished with acanthus leaves.
  • And in any case, there will be plenty of memories gained and stories to embellish after another extravaganza of Celtic solidarity.
  • The Zornozas boast an escutcheon which is embellished with a band, a number of wolves, and a legend whose import I do not recall. Youth and Egolatry
  • In the spirit of the colonial revival, they replaced the Victorian era mansard roof with a hip roof with dormers, removed the two-story service wing, replaced windows and doors, and restored or embellished interior woodwork.
  • Embellished with cascades of semi-precious stones, crystal beads, dabka, and vivid skeins of fine silk thread, the focus here is on detailing and embroidery.
  • The intricate, filigree footwork - very occasionally embellished with a few ballet steps such as an entrechat - is, on its own terms, both fascinating and exciting.
  • Gossip was exchanged and embellished, births, deaths and marriages were discussed and the price of bonhams and dropped calves were dissected.
  • He was a gifted conversationalist and had many fine stories and yarns which he could embellish with style.
  • Motifs used for borders included swags, urns, and bowknots, which can also be found as embellishments on furniture, silver, and other objects made during the period.
  • Coats, jackets, and other garments became increasingly embellished during the 18th century as epaulettes, loops, lace, and aiguillettes all appeared.
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