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Adjective: over-embellished
  1. Excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away";
    - empurpled, purple
Verb: embellish  em'be-lish
  1. Add details to
    "He is free to embellish the image of his mother";
    - embroider, pad, lard, aggrandize, aggrandise [Brit], blow up, dramatize, dramatise [Brit]
     
  2. Be beautiful to look at
    "Flowers embellished the tables everywhere";
    - deck, adorn, decorate, grace, beautify
     
  3. Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    "embellish the room for the party";
    - decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, beautify
     
  4. Make more beautiful
    - fancify, beautify, prettify

See also: rhetorical

Type of: alter, ameliorate, amend, amplify, be, better, change, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, improve, magnify, meliorate, mend, modify, overdraw, overstate

Encyclopedia: Embellish