[ UK /ɛmbɹˈɔ‍ɪdəɹi/ ]
[ US /ɛmˈbɹɔɪdɝi/ ]
NOUN
  1. decorative needlework
  2. elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
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How To Use embroidery In A Sentence

  • Refreshed and regowned, again in dark colors unrelieved by any bright embroidery, Aene paced nervously along a subtly lit path towards the Castrea residence.
  • She showed me how to cover the cloth with an embroidery stitch which finally created a small, neat, round button.
  • While the inmates of the home are provided with skill training in handicrafts, embroidery and sewing based on their aptitude, the children including those of sex workers are educated.
  • Free-motion machine embroidery, quilting and monogramming are all easier with this unique needle.
  • Embellished with cascades of semi-precious stones, crystal beads, dabka, and vivid skeins of fine silk thread, the focus here is on detailing and embroidery.
  • A large number of them are employed in activities such as stitching, packing and embroidery works.
  • Detail embroidery, retro beadwork, sequins and lace add a touch of Hollywood glamour.
  • Featherstitch or feather stitch and Cretan stitch or faggoting stitch are embroidery techniques made of open, looped stitches worked alternately to the right and left of a central rib.
  • Everything was sculpted to present an elegant, Japanese refinement, using dark woods and red silks and gold embroidery and edging.
  • After seven years as a very part-time adjunct, I'm still amused by how irked my students are by all the things I don't know, examples of which have included medieval embroidery, Celtic languages, metallurgy, neopaganism, Scottish history, regional developments in medieval agriculture, and the 40 most recent fantasy novels about Arthur and Guenevere. Beowulf Hobbyists of the World, Unite!
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