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to make (something) seem greater than is actually the case

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It would seem that you are doing the exaggerating, inviting me to leave in your whale-boat.
It was so unrealistic, so over the top, so clearly exaggerated - that it seemed to suggest to Webb that if Suarez was exaggerating the reaction - he was possibly exaggerating the contact, too.
Global Banking News-July 27, 2012--Goldman warns UK government against exaggerating economic benefit from the Olympic games(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
DISHONEST employees in the West Midlands are costing businesses millions of pounds by putting their hand in the company coffers and exaggerating expense claims, research has found.
Research carried out for the group found that eight per cent of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of pounds 2,898.
Research carried out for the group found that 8% of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of pounds 2,898.
Research carried out for the group found that 8 per cent of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of almost Au3,000.
The investigation carried out by [senior terrorism investigator] Wissam Eid, who was assassinated in January 2008, is being particularly targeted," he added, "They are exaggerating the Alfa employee scandal in order to argue that Wissam Eid's investigation was not credible and was meddled with.
I'VE just learnt that the wind industry has been exaggerating CO2 savings by approximately 100%.
The researchers used SPQ*GOLD, a psychological test that spots exaggerating salespeople, to analyze 18,886 U.
The results also highlighted a gender divide in that men were most likely to suggest that exaggerating the truth is "to get noticed and impress", whilst women say it is because "they worry that they do not have enough of the right experience".
Neuhaus is well aware, as he wrote in The Naked Public Square, that exaggerating the faults of one's foes is a strategic necessity in politics.
When accused in cross-examination at a court martial in Bulford Camp in Wiltshire of exaggerating the extent of his injuries in order to get a larger compensation payout, Mr Al-Matairi said, 'I am not exaggerating.
And, of course, by exaggerating what fish oil can do.
It is the idea of exaggerating something unreasonably.