Word of the Day: embellish

Pronunciation: [em-BEL-ish]

Definition(s): 1. to enhance (a statement or narrative) with fictitious additions.
2. to beautify by or as if by ornamentation; ornament; adorn.

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: When telling stories, people often embellish the minor details to make the story more interesting.

Synonyms: exaggerate overstate, amplify, adorn, dress up, garnish

Antonyms: decrease, lessen, reduce,  deface


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