overembellished love



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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overembellish.


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  • They, too, have the richly overembellished rooflines; they, too, have achieved a fanciful arrangement of spaces possible only through centuries of adding structure onto structure onto ruin.

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  • The overembellished designer suit jacket that originally had a big price tag and screamed Dynasty was a perfect item to sell on eBay.

    The Shopping Diet

  • Entertainment Weekly on I'm Down by Mishna Wolff A: "All of Wolff's experiences funnel into this buoyant memoir, which is rich in detail but never feels overembellished."

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  • Monheit overembellished the melody, which might have been forgivable if she hadn't also overemoted, once even interjecting a theatrical sob.

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  • And we have to take the tapes as a bit of script writing and embellished and overembellished to events that actually happened some years ago.

    CNN Transcript Mar 25, 2004

  • Several of the works from which he has quoted have been discovered; and it has been shown that, wild as some of his legends may read in the garb in which he has given them, there is proof that important facts underlie the structure, though it has been somewhat overembellished by a redundant fancy.

    An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800

  • Producing the whole project and writing every track but one (Chaka Khan's overembellished version of "My Funny Valentine"), Babyface consistently reinvigorates the songs 'soft R & B formulas by tailoring them to the performers' personal strengths, whether they be Aretha Franklin's gospel-powered ballad "It Hurts Like Hell" or TLC's sultry come-on "This Is How It Works."

    Chicago Reader


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