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synonyms for embellishes

  • adorn
  • bedeck
  • dress up
  • embroider
  • exaggerate
  • festoon
  • gild
  • overstate
  • spiff up
  • amplify
  • array
  • beautify
  • color
  • deck
  • elaborate
  • enhance
  • enrich
  • fudge
  • garnish
  • grace
  • magnify
  • ornament
  • trim
  • add bells and whistles
  • emblaze
  • fix up
  • give details
  • gussy up
  • spruce up
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antonyms for embellishes

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  • decrease
  • harm
  • lessen
  • reduce
  • deface
  • disfigure
  • mar
  • simplify
  • spoil
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How to use embellishes in a sentence

If one thing be embellished, and another thing embellishes it, could we say that the embellished thing reacts?
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
It embellishes the denizen of the city, and hides the nakedness of barbarism.
THE RIGHT OF AMERICAN SLAVERYTRUE WORTHY HOIT
The material style of her beauty was of that sumptuous order which wealth embellishes to its greatest perfection.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
The charms and graces of existence, whatever ennobles and embellishes life, we owe mainly to them.
CREED AND DEEDFELIX ADLER
The City seems give up to snow; which I can't say it greatly embellishes it.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., JAN. 10, 1891VARIOUS
Victory, the constant attendant upon her favourite hero, embellishes the prow.
A DESCRIPTION OF MODERN BIRMINGHAMCHARLES PYE
An abundant vegetation, diversified by the existence of a climate which has now been acquired, embellishes the earth.
THE WORLD BEFORE THE DELUGELOUIS FIGUIER
Like Pascal, he makes the heaviest subject light; like Burke, he embellishes the barrenest.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. 16VARIOUS
Something nearly similar embellishes our own literary history.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. II (OF 3)ISAAC DISRAELI
To make her irresistible, a pure ray of celestial light embellishes her spirit and makes her amiable from every point of view.
SWITZERLANDFRANK FOX
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