verb (used with object)
Origin of embellish
Examples from the Web for embellished
Repeating an embellished story before a grand jury while under oath is an entirely different matter.
This time, Knightley updated the frock with embellished sleeves.Jay Z and Beyoncé Go Vegan; 2013 Was the Year of the Hipster|The Fashion Beast Team|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The coats were embellished with large gemstones or sprinkled with paillettes.
His collection of embellished trousers and jackets were unapologetically ostentatious, unapologetically aimed at the one percent.
Paired with long vests, which were also embellished, they stirred up notions about religious uniforms, rituals, and rapture.Prada and Gucci Show Off Strong, Smart Sensuality at Milan Fall 2012 Fashion Shows|Robin Givhan|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is embellished by Mrs. Underhill with many transparent falsehoods.The Death-Blow to Spiritualism|Reuben Briggs Davenport
Frontier men are fond of sport, and the more it is embellished with danger the more captivating it is to them.Wigwam and War-path; Or the Royal Chief in Chains|A. B. (Alfred Benjamin) Meacham
It is seen through the medium of painting and poetry, and embellished by a certain idealisation.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
A German translation by Nicolaus von Wyle is embellished with coloured woodcuts of the most naïve and amusing description.The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare|J. J. Jusserand
These vessels are embellished by painting, incising, or scarifying and by modeling in relief.Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia|William Henry Holmes