embellish

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
embellish

Third-person singular
embellishes

Past tense
embellished

Past participle
embellished

Present participle
embellishing

  1. When you embellish something, you decorate it.
    The picture frame was embellished with tiny gold angels.
    Don't embellish your excuse for being late with tall tales about your mother being sick, your boss firing you, and your dog running away from home!