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1‘the embellishments in medieval manuscripts’
decoration, ornamentation, adornment
beautification, enhancement, trimming, trim, garnishing, gilding, frill, enrichment
decorating, embellishing, bedecking, festooning, emblazoning
2‘stripped of her embellishments, the core of hard facts was disappointingly small’
elaboration, addition, exaggeration
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.