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Definitions of embellishment:
  • noun:   a superfluous ornament
  • noun:   elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    Example: "The mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
  • noun:   the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

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