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From Old French embellir.

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  • IPA: /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ/, SAMPA: /Im"bElIS/

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Infinitive
to Embellish

Third person singular
embellishes

Simple past
embellished

Past participle
embellished

Present participle
embellishing

to Embellish (third-person singular simple present embellishes, present participle embellishing, simple past and past participle embellished)
  1. To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
    The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
  2. To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.
    to embellish a story, the truth

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et:embellish fr:embellish io:embellish it:embellish kn:embellish hu:embellish ta:embellish te:embellish th:embellish vi:embellish zh:embellish

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