embellishment - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ɪmˈbelɪʃmənt/
singularembellishment
pluralembellishments
  1. 1
    a detail added to a story to make it more interesting, especially one that is not completely true, or the process of doing this
  2. 2
    a decoration added to something in order to make it more beautiful, or the process of doing this