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Translation of "exaggerate" - English-German dictionary

exaggerate

verb /iɡˈzӕdʒəreit/
to make (something) appear to be, or describe it as, greater etc than it really is übertreiben, hervorheben You seem to be exaggerating his faults That dress exaggerates her thinness.
to go beyond the truth in describing something etc übertreiben You can’t trust her. She always exaggerates.
exaggeration noun
the act of exaggerating. die Übertreibung
an exaggerated description, term etc die Übertreibung To say she is beautiful is an exaggeration, but she does have nice eyes.
(Definition of exaggerate from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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