decorative stitching done on cloth with the use of a needle <she's been able to turn her skill at embroidery into a second business selling decorative cushions at craft fairs>
the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts <it's doubtful that she ever told an anecdote without considerable embroidery> Synonyms caricature
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