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embellish
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
make something more attractive or interesting by adding to it
  • My eyes were okay— they were mud-colored on an average day and green if I felt like embellishing—but most of all, they showed the part of me I was proud of: my intelligence.
  • What if the gospels that had been dismissed and debunked were the real ones, and the ones that had been picked for the New Testament were the embellished versions?

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