Synonyms of embroidery


1. embellishment, embroidery, expansion, enlargement, elaboration

usage: elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"

2. embroidery, fancywork, needlework, needlecraft

usage: decorative needlework

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