Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de embellish

(verbo) 
Definition
to make (something) more attractive by adding decorations
The boat was embellished with red and blue carvings.
Sinônimos
decorate
He decorated the box with glitter and ribbons.
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enhance
They want to enhance their reputation abroad.
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adorn
Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
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dress
advice on how to dress a Christmas tree
,
grace
the beautiful old Welsh dresser that graced this homely room
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deck
The house was decked with flowers.
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trim
jackets trimmed with crocheted flowers
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dress up
, ,
garnish
She had prepared the vegetables and was garnishing the roast.
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ornament
The Egyptians ornamented their mirrors with carved handles of ivory, gold, or wood.
, ,
festoon
The temples are festooned with lights.
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bedeck
Flags bedeck the balcony.
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tart up (slang)
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beautify
Claire worked to beautify the garden.
(verbo) 
Definition
to make (a story) more interesting by adding details which may not be true
He embellished the story with invented dialogue and extra details.
Sinônimos
elaborate
The spokesperson declined to elaborate on the statement.
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colour
He wrote a highly coloured account of his childhood.
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exaggerate
He tends to exaggerate the importance of his job.
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dress up
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embroider
He said he didn't lie, he just embroidered the truth a little.
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varnish
The floors have all been varnished.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of adorn
Definition
to decorate
Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
in the sense of beautify
Definition
to make beautiful
Claire worked to beautify the garden.
Sinônimos
in the sense of bedeck
Definition
to cover with decorations
Flags bedeck the balcony.
Sinônimos
bedight (archaic),
bedizen (archaic),
engarland

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