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exaggerate



verb
1. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth (Freq. 14)
- tended to romanticize and exaggerate this 'gracious Old South' imagery
Syn:
overstate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify
Ant:
understate (for: overstate)
Derivationally related forms:
magnification (for: magnify), hyperbole (for: hyperbolize), exaggeration, overstatement (for: overstate)
Hypernyms:
misinform, mislead
Hyponyms:
overemphasize, overemphasise, overstress, boast, tout,
swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster,
vaunt, gasconade, embroider, pad, lard, embellish,
aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. do something to an excessive degree (Freq. 2)
- He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups
Syn:
overdo
Derivationally related forms:
exaggeration
Hypernyms:
make, do
Hyponyms:
overpraise, oversimplify, overleap
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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