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1. embellishment

noun. ['ɛmˈbɛlɪʃmənt'] the act of adding extraneous decorations to something.

Synonyms

  • decoration

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • embellish (English)
  • embellir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Embellishment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce embellishment?

Pronounce embellishment as ɛmˈbɛlɪʃmənt.

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Sentences with embellishment


1. Noun, singular or mass
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2. embellishment

noun. ['ɛmˈbɛlɪʃmənt'] elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail.

Synonyms

  • expansion
  • elaboration
  • embroidery

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • embellish (English)
  • embellir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. embellishment

noun. ['ɛmˈbɛlɪʃmənt'] a superfluous ornament.

Synonyms

  • cuspidation
  • festoon
  • flourish
  • ornament
  • filagree
  • boulle
  • vermiculation
  • boule
  • filigree
  • fillagree
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • simplicity

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • embellish (English)
  • embellir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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