Lye vs Embellished - What's the difference?

lye | embellished |


As verbs the difference between lye and embellished

is that lye is while embellished is (embellish).

As a noun lye

is an alkaline liquid made by leaching ashes (usually wood ashes) or lye can be (uk|railways) a short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding.

lye

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(wikipedia lye)
  • An alkaline liquid made by leaching ashes (usually wood ashes).
  • Potassium or sodium hydroxide.
  • See also
    * ("lye" on Wikipedia)

    Verb

    (head)
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, railways) A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    embellished

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embellish)

  • embellish

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
  • The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=December 29 , author=Paul Doyle , title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=Podolski gave Walcott a chance to further embellish Arsenal's first-half performance when he eluded James Perch and slipped the ball through to the striker.}}
  • To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.
  • to embellish a story, the truth

    Synonyms

    * adorn * beautify * decorate * deck * grace * ornament * prettify * See also