from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of embellish.


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  • Her Person was comely, or rather beautiful; which her Habit seem'd rather to disguise, than imbellish; but to be sure she design'd it for Necessity, not Ornament, being rudely made of Beasts Skins, nevertheless something appear'd in her that denoted a

    Exilius 2008

  • Then let us value our Humanity, and endeavour to imbellish it with vertuous Actions; by which means we shall be far from seting our-selves on the Level with mere Animals, much less giving them the

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies 2008

  • You seem to have coveniently ommitted some facts to imbellish your story.

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  • And being then asked why he did not discharge them; he declared that they were Bailiffs who had introduced themselves with an execution, and whom, since he could not send them away, he had thought it convenient to imbellish with liveries, that they might do him credit whilst they staid.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland Cibber, Theophilus, 1703-1758 1753

  • Or imbellish even more or different stories about the same crap every single time he's in front of a mic.

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  • I have join’d some other Historys to hers, to imbellish, and render it more entertaining and useful, to incourage Virtue, and excite us to heroick

    The Life of Charlotta Du Pont, an English Lad 1723


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