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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of embellish.

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Examples

  • Dalgliesh wondered what aberrant fancy had conceived that effeminate angel with his curdle of yellow hair under the plumed helmet or the sword embellished with glutinous lozenges in ruby, bright blue and orange with which he was ineffectively barring the two delinquents from an apple orchard Eden.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • How simple I have been, to allow myself to be taken in by the few clever words she whispered yesterday, as she walked beside me, by a tolerably pretty little phrase embellished as it was by the silence of two o'clock in the morning, and all the wonderful enchantments of night.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • How simple I have been, to allow myself to be taken in by the few clever words she whispered yesterday, as she walked beside me, by a tolerably pretty little phrase embellished as it was by the silence of two o'clock in the morning, and all the wonderful enchantments of night.

    Madame Chrysantheme

  • How simple I have been, to allow myself to be taken in by the few clever words she whispered yesterday, as she walked beside me, by a tolerably pretty little phrase embellished as it was by the silence of two o'clock in the morning, and all the wonderful enchantments of night.

    Madame Chrysantheme — Complete

  • Zarina is a coin embellished silk in 7 vibrant colors perfect for sheer elegance or dancing.

    Fashion World of SL

  • Mr. Drexler reported "softness" in the women's business in November as the product, such as embellished T-shirts and ruffled tops, grew stale.

    Giving Classics a Fresh Look at J. Crew

  • Consumers will likely see price increases in the fourth quarter, particularly on fashion products such as embellished footwear and dresses.

    Jones Apparel's Earnings Soar

  • Especially to vote for him over a candidate who (besides having a less "embellished" resume - I mean, less experience) is virtually identical to your beloved Clinton, and one who Clinton endorsed.

    CNN Poll: McCain and Obama locked in a dead heat

  • Consumers will likely see price increases in the fourth quarter, particularly on fashion products such as embellished footwear and dresses.

    Jones Apparel's Earnings Soar

  • Brown is now known for having "embellished" his resume and for having no (zip, nada, zero) experience in emergency management, as became readily apparent in his incredibly inept handling of the Gulf Coast disaster.

    Dal LaMagna: Why a Candidate Should Run With His/Her Administration

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