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the act or an instance of exaggerating

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extravagant exaggeration

the act of making something more noticeable than usual

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making to seem more important than it really is

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Her daughter made her no reply, only in her heart she thought that one could not talk about exaggeration where Christianity was concerned.
Another common piece of exaggeration is that about the "scarcity" of the chamois.
Like 'Sartor Resartus' it has much subjective coloring, which here results in exaggeration of characters and situations, and much fantasy and grotesqueness of expression; but as a dramatic and pictorial vilification of a great historic movement it was and remains unique, and on the whole no history is more brilliantly enlightening and profoundly instructive.
Tragic as that history seemed to her passionate and undisciplined mind, she told it truthfully and without exaggeration.
So very great is the improvement Time has brought about in such habits, that a moderate statement of the quantity of wine and punch which one man would swallow in the course of a night, without any detriment to his reputation as a perfect gentleman, would seem, in these days, a ridiculous exaggeration.
Sancho kept spitting from time to time, and his spittle seemed somewhat ropy and dry, observing which the compassionate squire of the Grove said, "It seems to me that with all this talk of ours our tongues are sticking to the roofs of our mouths; but I have a pretty good loosener hanging from the saddle-bow of my horse," and getting up he came back the next minute with a large bota of wine and a pasty half a yard across; and this is no exaggeration, for it was made of a house rabbit so big that Sancho, as he handled it, took it to be made of a goat, not to say a kid, and looking at it he said, "And do you carry this with you, senor?
All these causes of uneasiness were concealed as much as possible from the Canadian voyageurs, lest they should become intimidated; it was impossible, however, to prevent the rumors brought by the Indians from leaking out, and they became subjects of gossiping and exaggeration.
To Mimi, born and bred in Siam, the sound was strangely like an exaggeration of the sound produced by a snake-charmer.
This is what I can say at this point, may konting totoo dyan pero karamihan ho dyan (There are some snippets of truth there but most of them are) exaggerations, distortions and lies.
NNA - "Oppositionist exaggerations won't bring the country to its knees," Hizbullah deputy of the House Hasan Fadlullah reiterated today.
expressed his sorrow Sunday for the deliberate exaggerations by Arab and
After reading online, the opinion pages of The New York Times, where its Op-Ed writer-journalist Nicholas Kristof, who is in Bahrain covering the protests, is painting all things gory and terrible to the world outside, I cannot but write this strong opinion of mine, against his exaggerations.
Both the impulse to delimit and the move to transgress are exaggerations of thought.
China's food safety problems are partly a result of misunderstandings brought about by exaggerations in media reports, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
There are, however, some significant errors, omissions and exaggerations in the document.