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embroidery

em·broi·der·y

embroidery

 
pronunciation:
ihm broI d ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: embroideries
definition 1: the art or product of ornamental needlework.
The ladies were expected to master embroidery and other arts.There is some delicate embroidery around the neck of the garment.
definition 2: the embellishment of a tale or report, esp. with fictitious details.
I suspect that much of his story was sheer embroidery.
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