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I smiled at her confusion and complimented her on the banner she was embroidering from a coloured plate.

Even nuns were forced to work, weaving acres of carpets and embroidering gold-threaded curtains.

Embroidering on canvas, or tapestry work, opens a large field for taste and skill in execution.

The other widow, Mrs. Herriker, was embroidering a magnificent table-cover, working against time.

I remember the dearest of little girls who once made me a Christmas present of a purse of her own embroidering.

Irina was sitting at a small table, embroidering on canvas when Potugin and Litvinov crossed the threshold.

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.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embroidering, such as: adornment, coloring, embroidery, ornamentation, decoration, and elaboration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.