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padding

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of padding

  1. 1 soft material that is used to fill the hollow parts of something <the padding is leaking out of that pillow> Synonyms fill, filler, filling, stuffing, waddingRelated Words packing; interlining, lining, quilting; buffer, bumper, cushion, fender, pad

  2. 2 the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts <that feature writer is sometimes guilty of padding, but he keeps it from getting out of hand> Synonyms caricature, coloring, elaboration, embellishment, embroidering, embroidery, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, exaggeration, stretchingRelated Words amplification, enhancement; fabrication, misrepresentation; fudging, hedging; hype, puffery; superlativeNear Antonyms belittlement, disparagement, minimizing, poor-mouthingAntonyms meiosis, understatement




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