exaggerate


exaggerate

verb

Definition of EXAGGERATE

1
to add to the interest of by including made-up details <the American colonist John Smith is believed by many historians to have exaggerated his adventures>
2
to describe or express in too strong terms <it would be impossible to exaggerate the importance of this entrance exam>
Near Antonyms belittle, minimize, play down
Antonyms understate

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