HyperDic: embroider

English > 2 senses of the word embroider:
VERBcreationembroider, broiderdecorate with needlework
communicationembroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseadd details to
embroider > pronunciation
Soundsihmbroy'der
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English > embroider: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningdecorate with needlework.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey embroider the cape
Synonymbroider
Entailssew, run up, sew together, stitchFasten by sewing
Narrowerfaggot, fagotornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch
purlembroider with gold or silver thread
purlEdge or border with gold or silver embroidery
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishbordar
Catalanbrodar
Nounsembroiderersomeone who ornaments with needlework
embroiderydecorative needlework
English > embroider: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningadd details to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey won't embroider the story
Synonymspad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
NarrowerglorifyCause to seem more splendid
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishadornar, decorar, echarle teatro, embellecer, hinchar, meter paja
Catalanadornar, decorar, embellir, fer bombo, inflar
Nounsembroideryelaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail

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