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Synonyms for embellishment
ɛmˈbɛl ɪʃ məntem·bel·lish·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embellishment, embroiderynoun

    elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail

    "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"

    Synonyms:
    fancywork, embroidery, ornamentation

  2. embellishmentnoun

    a superfluous ornament

    Synonyms:
    embroidery, ornamentation

  3. ornamentation, embellishmentnoun

    the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

    Synonyms:
    decoration, ornament, embroidery, ornamentation

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. embellishmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    decoration, ornament, adornment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. embellishmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    adornment, decoration, beautification, ornamentation, ornament, garniture, garnish, trimming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "embellishment":

    beautification, ornament

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#10470decoration
#13687ornament
#52363embellishment
#53492beautification
#61440ornamentation

How to use embellishment in a sentence?

  1. Mieke Eoyang:

    The allegations – and what the president has admitted to – are serious enough. They don't need embellishment. They just need explanation.

  2. Eryn Jean Norvill:

    In my view, Ms Norvill revealed herself to be a witness who was, at times, prone to exaggeration and embellishment.

  3. Qari Yousaf Ahmadi:

    There are allegations that our communication is rife with sensationalism and embellishment but we never abandon the truth, we correct it immediately.

  4. Mark Gibson:

    ( This is an) embellishment on a fantasy.

  5. Katie Keim:

    Shape is a huge one, and I'm always looking for something really interesting and ornate when I pull dresses for my clients, it's going to be all over the place, sequins, embellishment, beading...think of the Roaring Twenties and 100 hundred years later.

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