Verb(1) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth(2) do something to an excessive degree
(1) she was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains(2) they were apt to exaggerate any aches and pains(3) he has a tendency to exaggerate his role(4) In the end, one might think that goodness was only imaginary, an exaggerated western virtue.(5) And so, with exaggerated care, you end up tip-toeing naked across the soggy floor.(6) I've gone through the claims and counter-claims, and suspect he was valiant in one incident and a whiner or exaggerator in others.(7) Gun buying may be a response to an exaggerated amount of coverage of supposedly impending danger.(8) But the eccentricity of his performances, some of which seem wilfully perverse, with their mannered phrasing and exaggeratedly slow or fast tempos, was less easy to take.(9) There have been movie - makers who have stepped out of the realms of exaggerative patriotism and have dared to show America and its people for what they really are.(10) Increased insurance premiums, because of the exaggerated number of personal injury claims every year.(11) her plump thighs, exaggerated hips, and minuscule waist(12) Furthermore, there are no legal penalties for taking a false or exaggerated claim to court.(13) Once upon a time, the reference check offered reliable protection against serial exaggerators and smooth talkers.(14) I read to them every night in great detail and in exaggerated voices.(15) ├ö├ç├┐Yeah,├ö├ç├û Jessica said with another laugh at how over exaggerative Billy sounded.(16) May you survive the tempests that you are tempting, angering that the ungodly tribe of fibbers, exaggerators and outrageous abusers of power to bludgeon the real number.
1. overstate ::
2. overdo ::
1. understate ::
Different Formsexaggerate, exaggerated, exaggerates, exaggerating
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