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overstate

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

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More than this, the studio system was actually able to incorporate the excessive, exaggerative elements of blaxploitation within mainstream cinema.
Anil points out an interesting truth that shows the exaggerative qualities of people specializing in the field of logology: "I doubt that we will ever find any truly sesquipedalian words unless we count the poly-hyphenated amino acid sequences of proteins or the acronymic DNA base sequences of genes.
The people living in the conflict zones have been found more speculative, the army exaggerative and the Maoists suppressive while accounting the casualty figures.
She used the words: ``They're being a little bit exaggerative.
In an account perhaps exaggerative of the Homes' influence (besides underestimating the king's assertive prowess), Calderwood attributed James's escape from Bothwell to `the instigation of the Lord Hume, Sir George Hume, the Laird of Carmichaell, and others of that factioun .
He wagers heavily thereupon, representing that eccentricity in a highly exaggerative, parodic manner, and turning it to ludic effect, carnivalizing the novel's efforts to regain the paradise it seems to have lost, in an attempt to turn the novel's very otherness into a real (if undoubtedly tenuous and provisional) strategic advantage.
writings are eloquent without being flamboyant or exaggerative.
He continues the description with an example of Southey's unproductive speech: during their first meeting, Southey breaks into poetry, "bitter and exaggerative, not without ingenuity, but exhibiting no trace of genius" (389).