Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: embellishment
IPA transcription: [ɛmb'ɛlɪʃmənt]
Pronunciations of embellishment
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ornamentation, embellishment
    Meaning: the act of adding extraneous decorations to something
  • Synonyms: embellishment
    Meaning: a superfluous ornament
  • Synonyms: embellishment, embroidery
    Meaning: elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
Usage examples
  • It is left to a certain school of weak enthusiasts, who believe that such growth, such embellishment, such creation, is all God cares about; these enthusiasts can not indeed see, so blind have they become with their fixed idea, how God could care for anything else.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Zelda Fitzgerald, License CC BY-SA 4.0