Definition of embroider:
go ballistic, flip one's wig, embellish, tramp, deck, fly off the handle, puff up, have a fit, fill out, footslog, amplify, dramatize, hit the roof, stitch, braid, bedeck, blow up, puff out, inflate, adopt, slog, fancify, pad, gild, beautify, trudge, blow a fuse, magnify, pattern, dramatise, explode, aggrandize, aggrandise, flip one's lid, have kittens, enrich, enlarge, puff, ornament, garnish, weave, adorn, blow one's stack, lard, hit the ceiling, detonate, work, prettify, plod, decorate, expand, broider, throw a fit, combust, set off, falsify, lose one's temper, grace, bolster.
The chief end and aim of monastic life, both of monk and nun, in those early days was to embroider, paint, and illuminate their sacred books, vestments, and edifices with what was to them a newly- inspired faith.- "Chats on Old Lace and Needlework", Emily Leigh Lowes.
- "The Madigans", Miriam Michelson.
The girl shook her head, and managed to make Maida understand that all the women of the household who could embroider sent their work by the negroes into the oasis town of Hathor Set where there was a shop which sold such things to tourists.- "Lord John in New York", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.