Synonyms of embellishment


1. embellishment, embroidery, expansion, enlargement, elaboration

usage: elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"

2. embellishment, decoration, ornament, ornamentation

usage: a superfluous ornament

3. ornamentation, embellishment, decoration

usage: the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

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