One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the cushion was embroidered with a pattern of golden keys’
decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish
2‘she embroidered her stories with colourful detail’
elaborate, embellish, colour, enlarge on, exaggerate, catastrophize
add detail to, go into detail about, flesh out, add flesh to
touch up, dress up, gild, ginger up
informal jazz up
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