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v. ex·ag·ger·at·ed, ex·ag·ger·at·ing, ex·ag·ger·ates
To consider, represent, or cause to appear as larger, more important, or more extreme than is actually the case; overstate: exaggerated his own role in the episode; exaggerated the size of the enemy force; exaggerated how difficult the project would be.
To make overstatements.

[Latin exaggerāre, exaggerāt-, to heap up, magnify : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + aggerāre, to pile up (from agger, pile, from aggerere, to bring to : ad-, ad- + gerere, to bring).]

ex·ag′ger·at′ed·ly adv.
ex·ag′ger·a′tion n.
ex·ag′ger·a′tive, ex·ag′ger·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
ex·ag′ger·a′tor n.
Synonyms: exaggerate, inflate, magnify, overstate
These verbs mean to represent something as being larger or greater than it actually is: exaggerated the size of the fish I caught; inflated his own importance; magnifying her part in their success; overstated his income on the loan application.
Antonym: minimize
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.exaggeratedly - in an exaggerated manner


[ɪgˈzædʒəreɪtɪdlɪ] ADVexageradamente


References in classic literature ?
As the party was about to leave the table, they were approached by a tall, dignified Spaniard who bowed low, rather exaggeratedly low, Ned thought, and addressed them in fairly good English.
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The lines of the miser's mouth were close and firm, and his narrow chin turned up to meet an exaggeratedly hooked nose.
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The 28-year-old can barely keep still as we stand and chat in the middle of Box's huge open plan office space, stepping from side to side, exaggeratedly leaning in to listen to each question, then answering as much with his hands and arms as with words.
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