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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One that overstates or magnifies beyond the limits of truth.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : to exaggerate the difficulties of a situation. ,Those shoes exaggerate the size of my feet
  • Verb (used without object) : a person who is always exaggerating
  • In 2000, Al Gore, they said, was an "exaggerator."
  • The stereotype of Gore is that he is an exaggerator. for more
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