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o·ver·hype

 (ō′vər-hīp′)
tr.v. o·ver·hyped, o·ver·hyp·ing, o·ver·hypes Slang
To promote or publicize to excess: Promoters grossly overhyped the movie.
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overhype

(ˌəʊvəˈhaɪp)
vb (tr)
to promote excessively
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