Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
embellish /im'beliʃ/
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm đẹp, trang điểm, tô son điểm phấn
    • thêm thắt, thêm mắm thêm muối (vào một chuyện...)
Concise Dictionary
+add details to
+be beautiful to look at
+make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
+make more beautiful

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 beautify, improve, titivate or tittivate, dress (up), trick out or up, enhance, elaborate, enrich, embroider, gild, furbish (up), garnish, decorate, adorn, ornament, deck, bedeck, trim, elaborate, caparison, rubricate, varnish; gild refined gold, paint the lily, Misquote gild the lily:
The saddles are embellished with silver studs.
2 elaborate, exaggerate, overdo, embroider, enhance, dress up:
His reports are so embellished that you cannot separate fact from fiction.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN] (written)
1 to make sth more beautiful by adding decorations to it: The huge carved door was embellished with brass door knockers.
2 to make a story more interesting by adding details that are not always true
His account of his travels was embellished with details of famous people he met.
embellishment noun [U, C]: Good pasta needs very little embellishment. + a 16th century church with 18th century embellishments

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