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embroidery

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Synonyms and Antonyms of embroidery

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of embroidery needleworkWords Related to embroidery crewel, cross-stitch, needlepoint; fagoting (or faggoting), hemstitch, smocking; fancywork

  2. 2 the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts it's doubtful that she ever told an anecdote without considerable embroidery Synonyms of embroidery caricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, exaggeration, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, padding, stretchingWords Related to embroidery amplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlativeNear Antonyms of embroidery belittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthingAntonyms of embroidery meiosis, understatement



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of very fine texture or delicate form

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