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Synonyms for exaggerate
ɪgˈzædʒ əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify(verb)

    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

    "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

    Synonyms:
    blow up, amplify, hyperbolise, enlarge, overdraw, expand, overdo, hyperbolize, inflate, overstate, magnify

  2. overdo, exaggerate(verb)

    do something to an excessive degree

    "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"

    Synonyms:
    amplify, hyperbolise, overdraw, overdo, hyperbolize, overstate, magnify

Wiktionary

  1. exaggerate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    overexaggerate

  2. exaggerate(verb)

    To overstate, to describe more than is fact.

    Synonyms:
    overexaggerate

    Antonyms:
    downplay, understate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exaggerate

    Synonyms:
    amplify, enlarge, heighten, magnify, overstate, overdraw, strain, overpaint, overestimate

    Antonyms:
    disparage, attenuate, palliate, understate, underestimate, lenity, mitigate, soften, qualify, modify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exaggerate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overstate, heighten, amplify, overcharge, strain, stretch, overstrain, caricature, overcolor, depict extravagantly, color too highly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    overstate, overdo, overestimate, overemphasize, inflate, overact, oversell

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