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exaggerations

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plural of exaggeration

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the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
  • their exaggeration was such that a rainstorm became a hurricane

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“Exaggerations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exaggerations. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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