Sentence Examples


  • His work was overloaded with rhetorical embellishment, which he was the first to introduce into Roman history.
  • For the architectural embellishment of the city the finest building material was procurable without difficulty and in abundance; Pentelicus forms a mass of white, transparent, blue-veined marble; another variety, somewhat similar in appearance, but generally of a bluer hue, was obtained from Hymettus.
  • They lavished money on the embellishment of their capital, Gyulafehervar, which became a sort of Protestant Mecca, whither scholars and divines of every anti-Roman denomination flocked to bask in the favour of princes who were as liberal as they were pious.
  • Between 1548 and 1554 rose the château d'Anet, in the embellishment of which Goujon was associated with Philibert Delorme in the service of Diana of Poitiers.
  • In his histories proper the special motive for embellishment disappears, but the habit of inaccuracy remains.

How would you define embellishment? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus