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overdo

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overdo

  1. to describe or express in too strong terms <the fashion designer's claim that his new line of clothing would revolutionize the way we dress was perhaps overdoing it just a bit> Synonyms exaggerate, overstate, overdraw, put onRelated Words color, elaborate, embellish, embroider, magnify, pad, play up, stretch; fudge, hedge; melodramatize, overemphasize, overplay, sensationalizeNear Antonyms belittle, minimize, play downAntonyms understate





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