Today, our word comes from one of my favorite hobbies: sewing. I like to add things to clothing and accessories to make them more beautiful, like beads, stones or embroidery. We also use this word to describe when someone makes a story more interesting by exaggerating some facts.
This week, our word is......
- to embellish(v.) = 1. to make something more attractive by adding decorative details or features. 2. to make a story more interesting by adding extra details that are often untrue.
EX: Steve likes to embellish his fishing stories.
Cette semaine, notre mot est....
- embellir (v.) = 1. Rendre beau ou plus beau (une personne, un visage). 2. Améliorer une histoire avec des détails exagérés.
EX: J'aime embellir mes sacs à main avec des petits joyaux.
EX: Mon père embellit souvent ses histoires d'enfance.
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--> On which continent is Sierra Leone located?
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