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represented as greater than is true or reasonable

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enlarged to an abnormal degree

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The complainant alleged that the leaflet exaggerated the amount that most consumers would save over BT's standard rate, and that the comparison of minimum call charges was misleading.
Samples from more open waters did not cause this exaggerated additive effect.
Exaggerated media portrayals of violence, including both news and entertainment programming, tend to reinforce rather than to challenge myths about the prevalence of violent crime in our culture.
RPT uses a sample of molten aluminum that is cooled under reduced pressure, which encourages pore and gas bubble formation so that the solidified sample contains an exaggerated amount of porosity and the pores are clearly visible.
The sins into which, by their own moral conduct, certain members of the Personnel of the Church happen to fall,--whether it is a question of pride of spirit or weakness of the flesh, or of the allurements of prestige and riches [and we could very well add today, an exaggerated and dishonest concern for the reputation of the institutional Church or a haughty indifference to the sufferings of the innocent and most vulnerable members of the Church], --certainly have repercussions on the flocks it is their mission to shepherd and on the manner in which they lead them.
The effect of the flight (a smooth and agile trajectory) over the hurdle is largely determined by the body posture, control, and mastery of the lift-off from the ground (an exaggerated step up with good arms-legs coordination with focus on the arm action and body lean).
The industry and transport ministries and the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Wednesday they have warned operators of 140 health and other Web sites over exaggerated advertisements and a lack of necessary consumer information.
The Pentagon says Taliban officials exaggerated the number of civilians killed and injured by U.S.
An independent insurance adjuster from Texas and a Florida condo property manager were arrested on insurance fraud and grand theft charges for flood insurance claims stemming from 1998's Hurricane Georges that were exaggerated or included pre-existing damage.
Walking in an Exaggerated Manner around the Perimeter of a Square, were to be remade as Walking in an Exaggerated Manner so as to Prevent Incontinence.
The effect is increased by the amorphous plan and, inside, it is added to by rather blank and inexpressive individual buildings which sometimes cause the inner urban theatre with its exaggerated perspectives to have unsettling overtones of de Chirico.
However, in addition to its penetrating historical analyses and thoughtful comparisons, it also contains some updated political comments which, although by no means baseless, nevertheless seem rather exaggerated and one-sided.
Also, the size of the bank's business with hedge funds should not be exaggerated. Although estimates of the relative impotance of hedge fund business to banks are not hard numbers, data obtained from two of the most active banks indicate that all of their hedge fund customers (as defined by the banks) together account for well under 10 percent of their total net trading revenue.
Parker, age 6l, diagnosed with multi-infarct dementia, displays an exaggerated startle response.
21 (ANI): Turns out, an exaggerated stooped body posture can be cured with hormone therapy for women.