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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word embellishment:
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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. embellishment: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. embellishment: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. embellishment: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. embellishment: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. embellishment: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. embellishment: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Embellishment, embellishment: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. embellishment: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. embellishment: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. embellishment: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. embellishment: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. embellishment: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Embellishment, embellishment: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. embellishment: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Embellishment (disambiguation), Embellishment: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Embellishment: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. embellishment: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. embellishment: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Embellishment: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. embellishment: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. embellishment: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. embellishment: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. embellishment: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. embellishment: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. embellishment: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. embellishment: Essentials of Music [home, info]
  2. Embellishment: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. embellishment: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. embellishment: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Embellishment: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (embellishment)

noun:  a superfluous ornament
noun:  elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail ("The mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings")
noun:  the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

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