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embroidery

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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 items

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2 the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
  • it's doubtful that she ever told an anecdote without considerable embroidery

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The first known use of embroidery was in the 14th century

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“Embroidery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embroidery. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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