GRE Word List

EMBELLISH

adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)

The meaning of the word embellish is adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details).

Random words

WordMeaning
decantpour off gently (wine or liquid)
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nauticalpertaining to ships or navigation
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
claviclecollarbone