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embellishment

em·bel·lish·ment

embellishment

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm be lihsh mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a beautifying decoration or addition.
The flower designs around the edges are unnecessary embellishments in my opinion.
similar words:
adornment, garnish, ornament
definition 2: a fictitious or unneeded detail added to enhance a story or the like.
definition 3: the act or condition of embellishing or being embellished.
similar words:
adornment, decoration