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ex·ag·ger·ate

 (ĭg-zăj′ə-rāt′)
v. ex·ag·ger·at·ed, ex·ag·ger·at·ing, ex·ag·ger·ates
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
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
Translations

exaggeratedly

[ɪgˈzædʒəreɪtɪdlɪ] ADVexageradamente

exaggeratedly

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References in classic literature ?
The 'walk in' was uttered with closed teeth, and expressed the sentiment, 'Go to the Deuce:' even the gate over which he leant manifested no sympathising movement to the words; and I think that circumstance determined me to accept the invitation: I felt interested in a man who seemed more exaggeratedly reserved than myself.
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.
The lines of the miser's mouth were close and firm, and his narrow chin turned up to meet an exaggeratedly hooked nose.
Part of the show's charm is that Guy and Mindy actually drop scholarly citations midstream and are exaggeratedly careful not to overstate their findings.
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Let the Columbian artist bring you into the realm of his exaggeratedly voluptuous works, led by the music of the Man with Violin.
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She had tried to kill herself after the death of Freud's father, Ernst, and as a subject she was almost exaggeratedly passive.
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