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To describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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“Another problem I have is with people who grossly exaggerate minor ailments just to get extended time off work.”
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To rapidly grow out of proportion or control
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To tell a lie or something that is untrue
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To (excessively) talk up one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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To react too much or too intensely
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To regard something as special or ideal, especially unjustifiably
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To interpret erroneously or to understand incorrectly
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Make or give a caricature of
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To make a false show or pretense of
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