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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This daring miscreant detailed, with all the embellishments and flourishes suggested by his base mind and his ruffianly imagination, the attempts which he pretended Cornelius de Witt had made to corrupt him; the sums of money which were promised, and all the diabolical stratagems planned beforehand to smooth for him, Tyckelaer, all the difficulties in the path of murder.
The story (in connection with the next day's events) eventually appeared in the Advance, with some slight literary embellishments and a concluding intimation that the gentlemen referred to would be allowed the use of the paper's columns for their version of the night's adventure.
Arnold repeated his answer to Sir Patrick, with fervid embellishments of the original language, suitable to the emergency.
He will report what he has seen to Huntingdon and all the rest, with such embellishments as he thinks proper.
That our work, therefore, might be in no danger of being likened to the labours of these historians, we have taken every occasion of interspersing through the whole sundry similes, descriptions, and other kind of poetical embellishments.
Greatcoats, riding- whips, bridles, top-boots, spurs, and such gear, were strewn about on all sides, and formed, with some huge stags' antlers, and a few portraits of dogs and horses, its principal embellishments.
poetry makes life what light and music do the stage-- strip the one of the false embellishments, and the other of its illusions, and what is there real in either to live or care for?
A side benefit: some subtler nuances of the original classic come to unexpected life in graphic embellishment.
The model features a rear wiper with defogger, chrome embellishment across the boot handle, chrome embellishment across the boot handle, a rear spoiler, new 15-inch alloy rims, and fog lamps and an interior with electric folding mirrors, a new audio system and steering control switches.
Fluid metallics work well with softer pieces, and adding embellishment will tie the whole outfit together
Contract notice: Tender for the Embellishment Works at Blocks A B C, Dar ir-Risq, Triq it-Tarzna, Isla in an Environmentally Friendly Manner.
We are honored to partner with Shenzhou in this venture," says Shawn Neville, president of Avery Dennison RBIS, 'Our goal is to collectively accelerate our heat transfer embellishment innovation capabilities and overall speed to market to better serve leading global brands together.
The latest collection is modelled by supermodel Candice Swanepoel, right, and is a mixture of prints, embellishment and soft leather.
Leading cartography expert Dennis Reinhartz has compiled a one-of-a-kind collection illustrating the history of the map through the art of embellishment, culled from the golden age of hand-drawn cartography, specifically the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.