Synonyms and Antonyms of exaggeration
the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts <their exaggeration was such that a rainstorm became a hurricane> Synonyms caricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, embroidery, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, padding, stretching Related Words amplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlative Near Antonyms belittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthing Antonyms meiosis, understatement
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