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ex·ag·ger·at·ed

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  1. exaggerated, overdone, overstatedadjective

    represented as greater than is true or reasonable

    "an exaggerated opinion of oneself"

    Synonyms:
    overdone, magnified, overstated, enlarged

    Antonyms:
    decreased, reduced, moderate

  2. exaggerated, magnified, enlargedadjective

    enlarged to an abnormal degree

    "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"

    Synonyms:
    overdone, blown-up, magnified, hypertrophied, overstated, enlarged

    Antonyms:
    moderate, reduced, decreased

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  1. dramatized

    Submitted by anonymous on December 7, 2020  

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  1. exaggeratedadjective

    Synonyms:
    overstated, colored, hyperbolical

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  1. Thomas Kienbauer:

    Sometimes, you have to present an exaggerated view of the situation if you really want to make a point.

  2. Kaiser Family Foundation:

    Among those who say they will' definitely not' get a vaccine, 75 % say the news is exaggerated. The sharply different views of the vaccinated and unvaccinated help to explain the contentiousness of ongoing policy debates about vaccine mandates.

  3. Raewyn Connell:

    With teenage boys, the search for respect and recognition often results in exaggerated displays of dominating masculinity : the football hero, the first guy in the peer group who smokes, the playground bully, etc..

  4. Boris Johnson:

    I think that reports of the death of democracy in the United States are grossly, grossly exaggerated. America is a shining city on a hill for me, and it will continue to be so, i think that the mere fact that Joe Biden has stepped up to the plate in the way that Joe Biden has, shows that the instincts of America are still very much in the right place.

  5. Rob Hentschel:

    Board Vice Chair Ron Clous did not break any rules or laws in what Board Vice Chair Ron Clous did, the claims of intimidation are greatly exaggerated. The speaker has been a regular commenter for over 2 years who has often criticized but always been welcomed by the Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners.


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