embellishment

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Synonyms for embellishment

Synonyms for embellishment

Synonyms for embellishment

elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail

the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

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As soon as his full face was turned upon me, and I again beheld its extraordinary embellishment, and met the strange gaze to which I had been subjected the preceding night, I immediately, in spite of the alteration in his appearance, recognized the noble Mehevi.
And, indeed, the character of the Syrian monarch does by no means stand in need of any adventitious embellishment.
Flickering, unquiet lights, are sometimes pleasing - to children and idiots always so - but in the embellishment of a room they should be scrupulously avoided.
I have tried to tell a simple, straightforward story, with no attempt at embellishment.
However the embellishment of this imaginary world might change, two qualities were constant in it.
He stated facts just as they had occurred, without embellishment, his voice as expressionless as his face, and his story was received in the same manner that it was delivered.
We will add whatever is necessary in the way of amplification and embellishment.
Hence, a traveller should be a botanist, for in all views plants form the chief embellishment.
The sun was beginning to fall, and a sheet of golden light was spread over the placid plain, lending to its even surface those glorious tints and hues, that, the human imagination is apt to conceive, forms the embellishment of still more imposing scenes.
The curtained windows clouded the Break of Day, but it seemed light and warm, and it announced in legible inscriptions with appropriate pictorial embellishment of billiard cue and ball, that at the Break of Day one could play billiards; that there one could find meat, drink, and lodgings, whether one came on horseback, or came on foot; and that it kept good wines, liqueurs, and brandy.
In the morning, Oliver would be a-foot by six o'clock, roaming the fields, and plundering the hedges, far and wide, for nosegays of wild flowers, with which he would return laden, home; and which it took great care and consideration to arrange, to the best advantage, for the embellishment of the breakfast-table.
This feat he performed, not only without failure, but even with the original embellishment of informing Miss Podsnap that green tea was considered bad for the nerves.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: works contract embellishments and renovation of bathrooms foyer residence les bleuets lallaing.
Avery Dennison RBIS, a leader in apparel industry branding, labeling, packaging, embellishments and RFID systems, and Ningbo Shenzhou Knitting Co.
The Art of the Map: An Illustrated History of Map Elements and Embellishments