If the actual facts are so repugnant to you, then why embellish them?
And like all bad liars, immediately gave into the urge to embellish.
Why did you feel the need to embellish and lie about your involvement in the UOF?
He loved to embellish and we were determined not to let him slip one past us.
The poem is illustrated by some fine designs that in themselves convince, and give added power to the text they embellish.
Since it was he, there was nothing to be feared for the window; were he to touch it, he would only embellish it.
He goes on and it seems as if to him the years come as the snow falls on the mountains, not to enfeeble but to embellish.
He was about to embellish this when she nodded with satisfaction.
There has been no attempt by the writer to embellish his theme.
Besides these works to embellish, he formed others to fortify the city.