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English definition of “embroidery”

embroidery

noun [U] (STORY)    /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dər.i/ US  /-dɚ-/
the way that someone makes a story more entertaining by adding imaginary details to it: comic embroideryMaking things betterBecoming better
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