[ US /ɪɡˈzædʒɝˌeɪt/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈæd‍ʒəɹˌe‍ɪt/ ]
  1. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
  2. do something to an excessive degree
    He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups
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How To Use exaggerate In A Sentence

  • Miles, the more successful, exaggerated the decorative qualities of his father's style to the point of mannerism.
  • The Communists vastly exaggerated their own Resistance role in order to attract postwar political support.
  • This rope feature and the lion paw feet, legs, and exaggerated acanthus leaves are very similar to the one at Glin.
  • The disparity seems further exaggerated by the size and blackness of the soldier's hat.
  • I shook my head at him, trying to look like a warning, a big frown to exaggerate gravity. WHITE LIES
  • Western fears, he insists, are greatly exaggerated.
  • It is impossible to exaggerate the revolutionary significance of the recognition of a binding judicial tribunal external to the realm.
  • In addition, other factors such as endotoxaemia, sepsis, and fever may contribute to further exaggerate these circulatory abnormalities.
  • Soon the guard - about half a dozen soldiers and NCOs in all - marched out with an extremely rapid step and exaggerated movements; they came to a halt with a massive goose-step.
  • There was rhythmic propulsion and vigor in the fast sections, yet the quartet never exaggerated the music's pulse.
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