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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A statement that has been made to seem larger or greater than the truth.

Usage examples (35)
  • The report of my death was an exaggeration.
  • The dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness
  • Again exaggeration will impede the amicable solution.
  • But maybe a little exaggeration is expected on a resume. for more
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