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embroidering

See definition of embroidering on Dictionary.com
  • as inembellishment
  • as inhyperbole
  • as insewing

synonyms for embroidering

  • adornment
  • coloring
  • embroidery
  • exaggeration
  • ornamentation
  • decoration
  • doodad
  • elaboration
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • floridity
  • frill
  • fuss
  • garnish
  • gilding
  • gingerbread
  • hyperbole
  • jazz
  • ornament
  • ostentation
  • overstatement
  • fandangle
  • flowery speech
  • froufrou
  • icing on the cake
  • tailoring
  • backstitching
  • darning
  • dressmaking
  • mending
  • needlecraft
  • needlework
  • seaming
  • stitchery
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antonyms for embroidering

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  • plainness
  • disfigurement
  • injury
  • simplification
  • spoliation
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    How to use embroidering in a sentence

    Embroidering on canvas, or tapestry work, opens a large field for taste and skill in execution.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    The other widow, Mrs. Herriker, was embroidering a magnificent table-cover, working against time.
    JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
    I remember the dearest of little girls who once made me a Christmas present of a purse of her own embroidering.
    GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
    Irina was sitting at a small table, embroidering on canvas when Potugin and Litvinov crossed the threshold.
    SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
    By the end of it, I couldn't tell if I was embroidering the truth or if I was making it all seem less bad.
    LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
    Embroidering this text Punch traced the cause to the material self-indulgence of the public.
    MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
    Further, a lance and several instruments, as well as a number of copper nails, and needles of ivory for embroidering.
    TROY AND ITS REMAINSHENRY (HEINRICH) SCHLIEMANN
    The same stitch which we find prevailing in China and Japan as plumage work, is employed in embroidering flowers.
    NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
    She rented a small garret-room, and sought to secure such comforts as she required by embroidering.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
    He recalled having seen Aileen embroidering these very handkerchiefs last summer up under the pines.
    FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO EMBROIDERING

    • backstitching
    • darning
    • dressmaking
    • embroidering
    • mending
    • needlecraft
    • needlework
    • seaming
    • stitchery
    • tailoring
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