v. t.1.To embellish excessively; to render too ornate or complicated.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Very often, the urge to over-design, over-produce and over-embellish can cloud one's judgement.
Instead, he was brave enough to keep the styles simple and not be tempted to over-embellish so that he could concentrate on the fit and the cut.
Be on the lookout for candidates who seem to over-embellish accomplishments or give the impression that they were single-handedly responsible for the results achieved by their previous department.