Exaggeration

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Definition

an exaggeration: an embellishment, hyperbole, a magnification, an overstatement
noun

to exaggerate: to make something seem larger, more important, better or worse than it really is
verb

Examples

  • "Perhaps I'm exaggerating, but the other day I saw a horse in the parking lot."
  • "It was the most amazing film I've ever seen, and I've never exaggerated in my entire life!"
  • "Icarus's Mom : Well, maybe I exaggerated a bit."
  • "Archibald : While I'd love to exchange more absurd exaggerations with you, Miss Watson, I would love even more to help find your server and have it back to you by tomorrow afternoon."

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