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exaggerates

verb
present tense third-person singular of exaggerate

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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

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2 to describe or express in too strong terms
  • it would be impossible to exaggerate the importance of this entrance exam

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“Exaggerates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exaggerates. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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