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embroidering

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
  • with considerable embroidering the owners of the bed-and-breakfast have turned a few odd incidents into a full-blown legend of ghostly apparitions

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embroidering

verb
present participle of embroider

Synonyms & Antonyms of embroidering (Entry 2 of 2)

to add to the interest of by including made-up details
  • Dad likes to embroider his fishing stories

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“Embroidering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embroidering. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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