exaggerate


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overstate

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

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The most popular areas for people to exaggerate were personal interests, reasons for leaving a job, previous job responsibilities and previous pay.
When forced-choice format questions about women were presented, both men and women indicated that women would be more likely to exaggerate about those behaviors traditionally associated with female mating strategies than those behaviors associated with male mating strategies.
The methods that offenders use to exaggerate or fabricate illness are quite extensive and designed to deceive health care professionals.
It exaggerates or twists it some way to drive home a story or a point."
[USA], Sep 10 (ANI): Turns out, men exaggerate the number of sexual partners in their total lifetime.
"You exaggerate and sometimes make a mountain out of a molehill," the minister told reporters, urging them "to be more careful when reporting the news and not exaggerate the facts."
But the 54-year-old TV comic has found a remedy for her writing after she turned to pal Dawn French - whose own book was a best-seller - and was told to "just exaggerate".
But Edinburgh University law professor Robert Black QC said the word Megrahi used meant "invent or fabricate" not "exaggerate".
One in 10 consumers said they thought it was OK to exaggerate a claim K as everyone did it.
Summary: SIN AL FIL: The Arab world should not exaggerate Turkey's potential involvement in Middle Eastern affairs as the country's role will continue as always to serve Turkish interests, the publisher of As-Safir newspaper said at a conference held Wednesday at the Issam Fares Center in Sin al-Fil.
As the saying goes - "I've told you a million times, don't exaggerate!"
But he has infuriated opposing players and crowds with his tendency to exaggerate the impact of any physical contact.
Not receiving an apology encourages some drivers to exaggerate the damage to their vehicles when making a claim, a survey by insurance company Norwich Union said.
Streamlining with flutter kick on back, using right arm (exaggerate 1-2-3 count), then left arm (exaggerate 1-2-3 count) with a slight roll to each side.
Cases involving multiple subjects typically include cooperating subjects who redirect blame or exaggerate coconspirators' roles in an attempt to minimize their own exposure.