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exaggerateverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/ us   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/
C1 to make something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is: The threat of attack has been greatly exaggerated. Don't exaggerate - it wasn't that expensive. I'm not exaggerating - it was the worst meal I've ever eaten in my life.

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exaggerated
adjective uk   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪd/ us   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/
exaggerated reports of the problem
exaggeratedly
adverb uk   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.tɪd.li/ us   /ɪɡˈzædʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd.li/
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exaggerateverb [I/T]

us   /ɪɡˈzædʒ·əˌreɪt/
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] us   /ɪɡˌzædʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
[U] It is no exaggeration to say that she saved my life.
(Definition of exaggerate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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