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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·bel·lish /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bel·lish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embellished p. pr. & vb. n. Embellishing.]  To make beautiful or elegant by ornaments; to decorate; to adorn; as, to embellish a book with pictures, a garden with shrubs and flowers, a narrative with striking anecdotes, or style with metaphors.
 Syn: -- To adorn; beautify; deck; bedeck; decorate; garnish; enrich; ornament; illustrate. See Adorn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard, aggrandize,
            aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise]
      2: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables
         everywhere" [syn: deck, adorn, decorate, grace, beautify]
      3: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.;
         "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for
         the special day" [syn: decorate, adorn, grace, ornament,
      4: make more beautiful [syn: beautify, prettify] [ant: uglify]