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exaggerate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪt/
to make something seem larger, better, worse, etc than it really is: Don't exaggerate - it didn't cost that much!Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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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