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Verb: hyperbolize  hI'pur-bu,lIz
  1. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    "tended to romanticize and hyperbolize this 'gracious Old South' imagery";
    - overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolise [Brit], magnify, amplify

Derived forms: hyperbolized, hyperbolizing, hyperbolizes

Type of: disinform, misinform, mislead