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Some barely provide any protection at all, while others overpower the Apple Watch’s understated design with overly gaudy embellishments.
THE BEST APPLE WATCH CASE TO PROTECT THE COMPUTER ON YOUR WRISTSTAN HORACZEKAUGUST 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Her writing style as a lower-court judge was explanatory, and with little rhetorical embellishment.
IN AMY CONEY BARRETT’S FIRST SIGNED MAJORITY OPINION, SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH GOVERNMENT OVER ENVIRONMENTALISTSROBERT BARNESMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At the same time, he artfully exploits the power of simplicity by letting the imagery speak for itself, without embellishment.
FIRTH, TUCCI FACE TRAGEDY WITH RESTRAINT IN ‘SUPERNOVA’JOHN PAUL KINGJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In 2020, designing wasn’t about styling or embellishment but about coming up with down and dirty solutions.
2020 IS THE YEAR WHEN THE PUBLIC LEARNED HOW VITAL DESIGN IS FOR SURVIVALANNE QUITODECEMBER 23, 2020QUARTZ
It was similar to the way a pianist plays chords with the left hand, while using the right hand to play the melody and improvised embellishments.
CANDIDO CAMERO, ‘FATHER OF MODERN CONGA DRUMMING,’ DIES AT 99MATT SCHUDELNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For the embellishment of this city, many Toltecs are said to have been called in from various towns, by the orders of Quinantzin.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Heaven forfend that change in any shape, whether of embellishment or of decay, should fall upon that cottage!
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Archelaus, king of Macedon, made use of Zeuxiss pencil for the embellishment of his palace.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
But the question arises, whether this is an historical land-mark, or a poetical embellishment?
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
The question will, of course, remain—In what proportions has he mixed history with imaginative embellishment?
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBELLISHMENT

  • embellishment
  • hyperbole
  • ornamentation
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