And an embellished event can be closer to the truth than factual precision, if its evocation is infused with intuitive wisdom.
The coats were embellished with large gemstones or sprinkled with paillettes.
Repeating an embellished story before a grand jury while under oath is an entirely different matter.
His collection of embellished trousers and jackets were unapologetically ostentatious, unapologetically aimed at the one percent.
But was it embellished for the sake of a book about to be published?
Convoys crowded the grand route, which traversed vast prairies waving with grain and embellished with all the works of industry.
No parterres, no fountains, no statues, embellished this little garden.
The full sleeves were embellished with small slashes (making diamond squares), puffs, or pricked and punched designs.
He had a pale face at the best of times, and it was embellished with straw-coloured hair.
The ambitious carpenter first hews out a distorted caricature of a man, which he passes over to the painters to be embellished.