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Adj.1.over-embellished - excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"
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This is a big problem in Sarasota, with its glut of over-embellished, vaguely Tuscan-style homes from the building boom that took place before the Great Recession.
As if his over-embellished, overpriced, fussy, frumpy outfits weren't gaudy enough, Peter Simon, the boss of Monsoon, has gone further in his pursuit of poor taste.
Her over-embellished shoes, skirt, and unflattering top mean this pink stinks.
Designers said, 'Hey, it doesn't have to be over-embellished.'" Such thinking suggests that Cadillac's newfound sense of confidence is, indeed, no mirage.
Gone is the over-embellished Wag wardrobe and pumped-up breasts playing peek-a-boo over a leather bustier.
The minimalism trend is a refreshing antidote to all things gaudy, fussy and over-embellished.
We've decorated it, cleaned it but not over-embellished it.
The songs lend themselves well to the acoustic framework; lush melodies and hooky riffs caress the ear in a soft, subtle way, which is not over-embellished. The production isn't as polished as it could have been; the overall sound is very good, but the occasional 'guitar buzz' can be heard.