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em·broi·der

embroider

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm broI dr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: embroiders, embroidering, embroidered
definition 1: to make or decorate with needlework.
Mother embroidered the sleeves of my wedding gown.
similar words:
adorn, decorate, garnish, ornament, sew, trim
definition 2: to add made up details to a story.
He embroidered the story of his trip to Alaska.
similar words:
elaborate, exaggerate, magnify
derivation: embroiderer (n.)
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