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embellish

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated embellish as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

17 December 2020
Last seen in: The Mirror Classic

We found 24 answers for the crossword clue 'embellish', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Classic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given embellish a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen embellish as an answer itself some 55 times.

embellish is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Classic' on Thursday, 14 January 2021 with the answer being ADORN, we also found ADORN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Add details to
  • Be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
  • Make more beautiful
  • Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

PAD
Add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"

4 Letters

DECK
Any of various platforms built into a vessel

GILD
A formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

LARD
Soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

5 Letters

ADDTO
Have an increased effect; "This adds to my worries"

ADORN
Be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

GRACE
(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"

INLAY
A decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

6 Letters

BLOWUP
Burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"

ENRICH
Make better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"

SETOFF
Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

7 Letters

DRESSUP
Dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"

FANCIFY
Make more beautiful

GARNISH
Any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

8 Letters

BEAUTIFY
Be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

DECORATE
Provide with decoration; "dress the windows"

ORNAMENT
Something used to beautify

PRETTIFY
Make more beautiful

9 Letters

DRAMATISE
Add details to

DRAMATIZE
Add details to

EMBROIDER
Add details to

10 Letters

AGGRANDISE
Add details to

AGGRANDIZE
Add details to

EXAGGERATE
To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

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