exaggerate VERB 1) represent as being greater than in reality. 2) (exaggerated) enlarged or altered beyond normal proportions.
DERIVATIVES exaggeratedly adverb exaggeration noun.
ORIGIN Latin exaggerare 'heap up' .

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