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Noun
A statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is
“This caricature-like exaggeration of traits conventionally associated with virility appears to be related to Custer's spoken and written exaggeration of his accomplishments.”
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A total misrepresentation of the facts
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“Here was something that was not to be lightly discounted as an exaggeration, and so disregarded.”
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An act of doing or representing in an excessive manner
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Talk which aims to charm, flatter, or persuade (often considered typical of Irish people)
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Boastful talk or claims that are exaggerated
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An act of talking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction
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Something that is made larger by size or amount
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The state or quality of being affected
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Disproportionate reaction
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Tempest in a teapot
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An overflowing quantity
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Little lie
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Imaginative but unworkable idea
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High-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
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The quality of being pompous
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
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A false, absurd, or distorted representation of something
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