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      vb   tr  
1    to improve or beautify by adding detail or ornament; adorn  
2    to make (a story) more interesting by adding detail  
3    to provide (a melody, part, etc.) with ornaments  
   See       ornament       5  
     (C14: from Old French embelir, from bel beautiful, from Latin bellus)  
  embellisher      n  
  embellishment      n  
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adorn, beautify, bedeck, deck, decorate, dress up, elaborate, embroider, enhance, enrich, exaggerate, festoon, garnish, gild, gild the lily, grace, ornament, tart up     (slang)   varnish  

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