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That has been described as greater or better than it actually is
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“Such people tend to emphasize the separate status of their religion and attach an exaggerated importance to dress or behavior.”
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Embellished to the point of being false or untrue
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“Miller earned a tidy sum for his inaccurate reportage from the Klondike, and perhaps as much for his subsequent exaggerated recounting of his adventures on vaudeville and lecture stages.”
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Exaggerated and excessively dramatic
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Presented in a way that is dramatic or exaggerated
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Not genuinely meaning what has been expressed
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Showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms
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Highly ornate and extravagant in style
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Having become or been made larger
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Intended to impress in a showy manner
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Gonzo or biased
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Exaggerated
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Idealistic, especially to the point of being unrealistic
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Given an undue amount of credit for quality or merit in a field
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Grand or grandiose in scale or intention
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(of a statement) Taking no account of particular cases or exceptions
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Sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious
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Sickly-sweet
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(of colour) Dark and highly saturated
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Of the highest quality
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Characterized by extreme force, degree, or strength
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Using or characterized by irony
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Praised; held in high esteem
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Creating needless worry or panic
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To have intensified
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To have expressed in greater detail
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Past tense for to tell a lie or something that is untrue
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Past tense for to (excessively) talk up one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Past tense for to react too much or too intensely
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Past tense for to regard something as special or ideal, especially unjustifiably
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Past tense for stretch the truth
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Past tense for to interpret erroneously or to understand incorrectly
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Past tense for to give greater praise than due
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Past tense for to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
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Past tense for embellish, decorate
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Past tense for make or give a caricature of
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Past tense for to talk extravagantly and imaginatively about
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Past tense for to make a false show or pretense of
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