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Adjective: exaggerated  ig'za-ju,rey-tid
  1. Represented as greater than is true or reasonable
    "an exaggerated opinion of oneself";
    - overdone, overstated, overinflated
  2. Enlarged to an abnormal degree
    "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes";
    - magnified, enlarged
Verb: exaggerate  ig'za-ju,reyt
  1. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this 'gracious Old South' imagery";
    - overstate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise [Brit], magnify, amplify
  2. Do something to an excessive degree
    "He exaggerated it last night when he did 100 pushups";
    - overdo

See also: immoderate, increased

Type of: disinform, do, make, misinform, mislead

Encyclopedia: Exaggerated