Definition of 'embellishment'
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There was always going to be a little embellishment of reality. The Sun (2011)Their wonderful stories did not need embellishment with ridiculous rumour or vile gossip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The costumes offer a splash of warm colour, though the dance is so vital it hardly needs embellishment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)London is rightly proud of the parks and gardens that provide a counterbalance to its uglier aspects, but our glorious Thames needs no embellishment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. embellishment is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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