Embellished vs Embroidered - What's the difference?

embellished | embroidered |


As verbs the difference between embellished and embroidered

is that embellished is (embellish) while embroidered is (embroider).

embellished

English

Verb

(head)
  • (embellish)

  • embellish

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
  • The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
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  • To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.
  • to embellish a story, the truth

    Synonyms

    * adorn * beautify * decorate * deck * grace * ornament * prettify * See also

    embroidered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embroider)

  • embroider

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * embroiderer * embroideress * embroidery