[ US /ɪmˈbɛɫɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /ɛmbˈɛlɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /ɛmbˈɛlɪʃ/ ]
make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
Decorate the room for the party
beautify yourself for the special day
be beautiful to look at
Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
- add details to
- make more beautiful
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.