What are the antonyms for EMBELLISHMENT?


Usage Examples for EMBELLISHMENT

  1. It would be easy to relate numerous instances, similar to those already given, both as to the wonderful skill of the pioneers in woodcraft, and their daring, danger and miraculous escapes in the Indian fights, but, as has already been said, these anecdotes, often incorrect, and always difficult to narrate without embellishment, are so familiar to the majority of readers, and possess such similarity of outline that they would be interesting here only to those who have some personal knowledge of the actors in those scenes. - "The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
  2. This is particularly true of woodworking planes on which, unlike their continental cousins, embellishment is rarely seen. - "Woodworking Tools 1600-1900" by Peter C. Welsh