Embellished vs Embroidered - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between embellished and embroidered
is that embellished
) while embroidered
To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
- The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
, date=December 29
, author=Paul Doyle
, title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle
, work=The Guardian
, passage=Podolski gave Walcott a chance to further embellish
Arsenal's first-half performance when he eluded James Perch and slipped the ball through to the striker.}}
To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.
- to embellish a story, the truth
* See also
To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colours.
(figuratively) To add imaginary detail to a narrative to make it more interesting or acceptable.