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
(C14: from Old French embelir, from bel beautiful, from Latin bellus)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
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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