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  Definition of embroidery
  1. decorative needlework
  2. elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
Similar Words: fancywork, embellishment

 

Hyponyms: candlewick, crewelwork, cross-stitch, cutwork, drawnwork, hemstitch, needlepoint, sampler, smocking

 

Derivational Morphology: embroider, broider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise

 

 
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