Associations to the word «Embroidery»

Wiktionary

EMBROIDERY, noun. The ornamentation of fabric using needlework.
EMBROIDERY, noun. A piece of embroidered fabric.
EMBROIDERY, noun. The elaboration of an account etc. with details, especially when fictitious.

Dictionary definition

EMBROIDERY, noun. Elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings".
EMBROIDERY, noun. Decorative needlework.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky