Synonyms and Antonyms of embroider

  1. to add to the interest of by including made-up details <Dad likes to embroider his fishing stories> Synonyms color, elaborate (on), embellish, exaggerate, hyperbolize, magnify, pad, stretch Related Words dress up, gussy up; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out); fudge, hedge; overdo, overdraw, overemphasize, overplay, overstate; emphasize, play up, stress; caricature; satirize Near Antonyms belittle, minimize, play down, understate

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