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 needleworkRelated Words 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 caricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, exaggeration, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, padding, stretchingRelated Words amplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlativeNear Antonyms belittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthingAntonyms meiosis, understatement

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