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exaggerate

verb [I/T]  /ɪɡˈzædʒ·əˌreɪt/ us  
to make something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is: [T] The media exaggerate the risks and benefits of research findings. [I] I don’t want to exaggerate, but it was a dangerous situation.
exaggeration
noun [C/U]  /ɪɡˌzædʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/ us  
[U] It is no exaggeration to say that she saved my life.
Translations of “exaggerate”
in Korean 과장하다…
in Arabic يُبالِغ…
in French exagérer…
in Turkish abartmak, mübalağa etmek…
in Italian esagerare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇張, 誇大, 對…言過其實…
in Russian преувеличивать…
in Polish przesadzać, wyolbrzymiać…
in Spanish exagerar…
in Portuguese exagerar…
in German übertreiben, hervorheben…
in Catalan exagerar…
in Japanese 誇張する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸张, 夸大, 对…言过其实…
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