As verbs the difference between lye and embellished
is that lye
is while embellished
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.
From (etyl) .
An alkaline liquid made by leaching ashes (usually wood ashes).
Potassium or sodium hydroxide.
(UK, railways) A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding.
To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
- The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
, date=December 29
, author=Paul Doyle
, title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle
, work=The Guardian
, 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
* See also