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embroidered

See definition of embroidered on Dictionary.com
  • as inexaggerated
  • as inornate
  • as insewn

synonyms for embroidered

  • abstract
  • distorted
  • excessive
  • extravagant
  • fabricated
  • false
  • farfetched
  • hyperbolic
  • inflated
  • magnified
  • melodramatic
  • overblown
  • overwrought
  • preposterous
  • pretentious
  • stylized
  • unrealistic
  • amplified
  • bouncing
  • exalted
  • overdone
  • overestimated
  • steep
  • strained
  • a bit thick
  • artificial
  • caricatural
  • fabulous
  • fantastic
  • hammy
  • highly colored
  • histrionic
  • histrionical
  • impossible
  • out of proportion
  • overkill
  • schmaltzy
  • sensational
  • spectacular
  • tall
  • too much
  • too-too
  • mended
  • patched
  • tailored

antonyms for embroidered

MOST RELEVANT
  • actual
  • believable
  • calm
  • factual
  • moderate
  • real
  • realistic
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • straight
  • depreciated
  • minimized
  • played down
  • reduced
  • understated
  • unembellished
  • unexaggerated
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    How to use embroidered in a sentence

    A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    She had herself embroidered them to look like a pair worn by the rich lady whose husband owned the plantation.
    ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
    Here it seems to mean a gold-embroidered band, worn as a chaplet.
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    His tobacco pouch, which he laid upon the table, was a fantastic embroidered silk affair, evidently the handiwork of a woman.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Violet embroidered two beautiful eyes in black and white, and a jet black nose-tip.
    THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
    Her foot, thrust into a heel-less Tunisian slipper of blue velvet embroidered with seed pearls, beat the floor impatiently.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Bruce took out his embroidered pocket-handkerchief, redolent with scent, and blew his nose affectedly.
    JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
    He was fanning himself impassively with a little fan of gold-embroidered strawwork.
    THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
    One lad found a rich dress, 'a magnificent robe of ceremony—white velvet embroidered with gold.'
    BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
    As the symbol of possession, these had raised the embroidered banner of their seigneur upon the terrace of the splendid building.
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    WORDS RELATED TO EMBROIDERED

    • embroidered
    • mended
    • patched
    • tailored
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