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Definition 1: decorative needlework - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for embroidery in the sense of this definition

(embroidery is a kind of ...) a creation created or assembled by needle and thread

(... is a kind of embroidery ) loops of soft yarn are cut to give a tufted pattern

(... is a kind of embroidery ) a piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery similar to drawnwork

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery in which groups of parallel threads are tied together with fagot stitches

(... is a kind of embroidery ) ornamental needlework done by drawing threads to form lacelike patterns

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery in which the design is outlined in a buttonhole stitch and the intervening material is cut away

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery done with pairs of stitches that cross each other

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery done with loosely twisted worsted yarn

(... is a kind of embroidery ) embroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitches

Definition 2: elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where embroidery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings

Synonyms for embroidery in the sense of this definition

(embroidery is a kind of ...) a discussion that provides additional information

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