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hyperbolize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hyperbolize

  1. to add to the interest of by including made-up details <even if she did hyperbolize her account of an encounter with a bear, it still must have been pretty scary> Synonyms color, elaborate (on), embellish, exaggerate, embroider, magnify, pad, stretchRelated Words dress up, gussy up; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out); fudge, hedge; overdo, overdraw, overemphasize, overplay, overstate; emphasize, play up, stress; caricature; satirizeNear Antonyms belittle, minimize, play down, understate




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