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How to use embellish in a sentence
Day of the Dead parades follow a cross-cultural flow, embellishing Halloween stylizations of the dancing skeleton.
Without the choreographed truth-embellishing dance found in his published work, the truth emerges.Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth|Jimmy So|August 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Anderson Cooper recently dedicated a long CNN segment to debunking allegations that Dayem was embellishing his reports.
“He was embellishing,” Mani said, during an interview last week.
A shared tendency with his subjects toward embellishing things.
Castalia lacked the Ancram gift of embellishing disadvantageous circumstances.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
I have two reasons for embellishing this little volume with your distinguished and honored name.Letters from the Alleghany Mountains|Charles Lanman
His favorite occupation consisted in embellishing his rhetoric with all the proprieties of gesticulation and utterance.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
The gay bonnets and brilliant dresses threw a varied and picturesque beauty over the scene, softening and embellishing it.The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1|Daniel Webster
Enamoured with the peace and rest that brooded over the place, he went on year by year enlarging and embellishing it.