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Noun: embroidery  em'broy-du-ree
  1. Elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    "the mystery has been heightened by many embroideries in subsequent retellings";
    - embellishment
  2. Decorative needlework
    - fancywork

Derived forms: embroideries

Type of: elaboration, enlargement, expansion, needlecraft, needlework

Encyclopedia: Embroidery