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embellish

verb [T]  us   /ɪmˈbel·ɪʃ/
to make something more beautiful or interesting by additions or details: Many early building entrances were richly embellished. If you embellish a story or statement, you add details that are not completely true in order to make it more interesting: He couldn’t resist embellishing his account of the African safari.
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