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embellish
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Catch-22
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  • When such misgivings assailed Colonel Cathcart, he choked back a sob and wanted to throw the damned thing away, but he was restrained by his unswerving conviction that the cigarette holder never failed to embellish his masculine, martial physique with a high gloss of sophisticated heroism that illuminated him to dazzling advantage among all the other full colonels in the American Army with whom he was in competition.

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  • Tell me exactly what happened without embellishment.
  • The young girl is lovely and her tears only embellish her; the lady appears to be about forty years of age, the girl about fourteen.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Twenty Years After

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