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Present participle 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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Present participle for to increase in amount, size or degree
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Present participle for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Present participle for to tell a lie or something that is untrue
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Present participle for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Present participle for to react too much or too intensely
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Present participle for to regard something as special or ideal, especially unjustifiably
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Present participle for stretch the truth
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Present participle for to interpret erroneously, to understand incorrectly
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Present participle for to give greater praise than due
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Present participle for embellish, decorate
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Present participle for make or give a caricature of
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Present participle for to make a false show or pretense of
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