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overblown

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈbləʊn/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈbloʊn/ disapproving
bigger or more important than it should be: an overblown news story Sir Neville's conducting is precise and delicate, never overblown.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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