1. add details to

Similar word(s): aggrandise, aggrandize, dramatise, dramatize, embroider, lard, pad

Definition categories: communication, amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

2. be beautiful to look at

Similar word(s): adorn, beautify, deck, decorate, grace

Definition categories: stative, be

3. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Similar word(s): adorn, beautify, decorate, grace, ornament

Definition categories: creation, alter, change, modify

4. make more beautiful

Similar word(s): beautify, fancify, prettify

Definition categories: change, ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

Sentences with embellish as a verb:

- The old book cover was embellished with golden letters

- to embellish a story, the truth