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Write in as simple, plain and unembellished a style as you know how.

She was to her a living pantomime, and brought into her unembellished life the charms of opera, and theatre, and romance.

I have, in these verses, attempted some faint sketches of your portrait in the unembellished simple manner of descriptive truth.

He will find none such in these pages; he will find only a naked and unembellished story.

"Asked me to marry him," Olwen replied, tranquil in the assurance that this unembellished truth would never be believed.

I have in these verses attempted some faint sketch of your portrait in the unembellished simple manner of descriptive truth.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to render beautiful," from Old French embelliss-, stem of embellir "make beautiful, ornament," from em- (see en- (1)) + bel "beautiful," from Latin bellus (see bene-). Meaning "dress up (a narration) with fictitious matter" is from mid-15c. Related: Embellished; embellishing.

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