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  • verbadd fancy stitching, adornment
  • verbexaggerate information

synonyms for embroider

  • bedeck
  • decorate
  • embellish
  • knit
  • stitch
  • beautify
  • braid
  • color
  • deck
  • garnish
  • gild
  • ornament
  • pattern
  • quilt
  • work
  • cross-stitch
  • fix up
  • gussy up
  • spruce up
  • weave pattern
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How to use embroider in a sentence

The words embroidered on the sack made her realize that she had found something special.
A HUMBLE CLOTH SACK TELLS A STORY OF ENSLAVEMENT AND SEPARATIONMARJOLEINE KARSJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sack was embroidered in 1921 by a woman named Ruth Middleton with 10 short lines relaying the history of her female ancestors, including her grandmother Ashley.
A HUMBLE CLOTH SACK TELLS A STORY OF ENSLAVEMENT AND SEPARATIONMARJOLEINE KARSJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Metchnikoff earned the nickname “Quicksilver” because he was in constant motion, always wanting to see, taste, and try everything, from studying how his father played card games to learning to sew and embroider with the maids.
THE MAN WHO DRANK CHOLERA AND LAUNCHED THE YOGURT CRAZE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSLINA ZELDOVICHMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
First came 1955's Beezus and Ramona, the story of poor, long-suffering elder sister Beezus, who just wants to sit quietly and embroider potholders.
CELEBRATING RAMONA QUIMBY’S ENDURING APPEAL, IN HONOR OF BEVERLY CLEARYCONSTANCE GRADYMARCH 26, 2021VOX
The women of the interior spin and weave for their household, and they also embroider very beautifully.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
The girls used to sit about indoors and embroider—oh, everlastingly!
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
I am glad that one of my friends was artistic enough to embroider some fine handkerchiefs for me with a beautiful initial.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Madame Rasmussen sat down to embroider some cushions to put in the window, for the chaplain could not bear the slightest draught.
GARMAN AND WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
She may do needlework or embroider altar-cloths, but she must not shoot with a pistolet or play with a sword.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Embroider daisies in Lazy Daisy st. at base of every alternate smooth stripe of yoke as illustrated on dress.
BEEHIVE FOR BAIRNS, VOL. 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBROIDER

  • angle
  • belie
  • cook up
  • disguise
  • doctor
  • embroider
  • fake
  • falsify
  • fudge
  • garble
  • gloss over
  • magnify
  • misrepresent
  • misstate
  • overstate
  • pad
  • pervert
  • prejudice
  • slant
  • taint
  • twist
  • warp
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