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embroider (verb) sew patterns and designs on a fabric with colored threads; make a story or an account more interesting.

When a woman wears an embroidered dress, the dress is sewn up with designs, flowers, and patterns, with colored threads. A pattern of stitches is done on a fabric in color if it is embroidered. When you add detail to a story or a description you embroider it. You make it the more interesting by expanding it.

  • The red cardigan dress she wore for the occasion was embroidered with intricate designs of creepers, flowers and trees, and was the center of attraction at the party.
  • Joan Scotsman is an embroiderer and she embroiders the best designs in the world. Many women flock to her to have their dresses with the stitch patterns she sews up very imaginatively.
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