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overstating

verb
present participle of overstate

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to describe or express in too strong terms
  • it appears you've somewhat overstated your computer skills, if you can't find the "on" button!

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

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