overstate


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exaggerate

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

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Francis may overstate his case in the film, and he too easily interprets the film's proto-feminist slant as a statement on Biberman and Sondergaard's relationship, but things were indeed dire for the filmmakers.
A combination of these factors tends to overstate the default rates, according to the PSA.
If the information is accurate, the effect of this overstatement would be to overstate assets at both dates and to understate losses by an equivalent amount for the year ended Dec.
The CPI Revision Commission estimates that these well-known (to economists) biases cause the CPI to overstate inflation by a ``best estimate'' of 1.
That is clearly the case with current proposals to change the Consumer Price Index, triggered by the Consumer Price Index Revision Commission report that the CPI overstates inflation and the search for a politically workable balanced 2002 budget deal.
The Complaint alleges that these statements were materially false and misleading because they failed to disclose and/or misrepresented the following adverse facts, among others: (1) that the Company's materially overstated its net income for the first three quarters of 2004 and financial periods prior to 2004; (2) that the Company's financial statements were not prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP"); (3) that the Company lacked adequate internal controls and was therefore unable to ascertain the true financial condition of the Company; and (4) that as a result, the value of the Company's net income and financial results were materially overstate at all relevant times.
FAA proposal overstates risk of explosion, European carriers say.
Families, naming patterns, institutions, mobility, and relative economic autonomy (which Berlin often overstates as "independence") measure the rise and fall of slaves' predicament.
First, he argues that the metaphor of capital as blood vastly overstates the importance of money capital and savings to new investment and growth.
Greenspan has said publicly for years that he believes the Consumer Price Index overstates inflation.
If the CPI overstates inflation for future policy considerations, it has also overstated inflation for historical comparisons.