v. adorn; make beautiful, as by ornamentation; decorate
The costume designer can embellish the leading lady's ball gown with yards and yards of ribbon and lace.
Sentence in Classic:
Her voice, strong and clear in tone, attacked with great spirit the runs which embellish the air and though she sang very rapidly she did not miss even the smallest of the grace notes.
You have shown your relish for it by the enthusiasm which has prompted you to chronicle, and, if you will excuse my saying so, somewhat to embellish so many of my own little adventures.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He has occasional employment on the same newspaper, in getting up the facts of dry subjects, to be written about and embellished by more fertile minds.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Javert was the first to alight; he made sure with one glance of the number on the carriage gate, and, raising the heavy knocker of beaten iron, embellished in the old style, with a male goat and a satyr confronting each other, he gave a violent peal.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
In the meantime, the forest began to change its hues, losing that lively green which had embellished its arches, in the graver light which is the usual precursor of the close of day.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context