Updated: Aug 19, 2019
embellish (transitive verb):
: to make beautiful with ornamentation :
Decorate: "a book embellished with illustrations" 2: to heighten the attractiveness of by adding decorative or fanciful details
Enhance: "embellished our account of the trip"
Meaning "dress up (a narration) with fictitious matter" is from mid-15c. Related: Embellished; embellishing.