Synonyms of embellish in English:

embellish


See definition of embellish

verb

1‘weapons were often embellished with precious metal’

SYNONYMS

decorate, adorn, ornament, dress, dress up, furnish

beautify, enhance, enrich, grace

trim, garnish, gild, varnish

brighten up, ginger up

deck, bedeck, festoon, emblazon, bespangle

informal do up, do out, jazz up

British informal tart up

literary bejewel, bedizen, caparison, furbelow, befrill

2‘the legend was embellished further by a visiting American academic’

SYNONYMS

elaborate, embroider, colour, expand on, exaggerate, dress up, touch up, gild, catastrophize

ANTONYMS

simplify