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Embellishment

Ornamentation; adornment with decorative elements.
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embellishment

Ornamentation; adornment with decorative elements.
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'Yes, I think it rather pretty,' said the beadle, glancing proudly downwards at the large brass buttons which embellished his coat.
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.
They softened and embellished the aspect of the old house; although the shadows fell deeper into the angles of its many gables, and lay brooding under the projecting story, and within the half-open door.
Among the rest, she converted the pantry into a dressing-room for me; and purchased and embellished a bedstead for my occupation, which looked as like a bookcase in the daytime as a bedstead could.
It is also the perfect shape and size to embellish with a small magnolia, a cotton boll, a monogram, a small framed photo, or a wedding invitation to create a special Christmas ornament.
Flowers to Knit and Crochet offers knitting and crochet patterns that show how to make and apply nearly sixty flowers of all kinds, from daffodils and poppies to roses and cherry blossoms, and makes for a lovely collection of patterns perfect for needleworkers who want to embellish projects.
TRY Monsoon Roxbury Sequin Dress, pounds 150 (monsoon.co.uk) EMBELLISH BOOTY Turn every stride into a gold rush with dazzling embellished booties.
"Embellish" tells the story of Solis, a woman who's dark history nearly consumes her.
Make luggage tags, dolls, journal pages and much more and embellish with 'found' objects from driftwood to feathers in a lovely guide packed with beading, fabric, and recycled materials options along with details on tools and supplies.
This is not to say that Al Gore, for example, is wrong in his global-warming embellishing simply because he has been hired by the British government specifically to embellish global warming.
Rather than embellish the new cinema on a small scale, the architects chose to exploit the geometric potential of the massive building envelope.