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Middle English embelishen from Old French embellir embelliss- en- causative pref. en–1 bel beautiful (from Latin bellus deu-2 in Indo-European roots)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Borrowing from Old French embellir.
Urban did much to embellish the city.
You can also embellish your child's current wardrobe to create something original.
Embellish your new curtains with coordinating ribbon, and you've got beautiful and inexpensive window treatments!
Statues of Luther (by Schadow), Melanchthon and Bugenhagen embellish the town.
They may enact the rituals slightly differently, or embellish them a touch, so essentially they are copying them with slight variations.
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