exaggerated : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ig za juh ray tuhd

  • v  to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
  • v  do something to an excessive degree
  • s  represented as greater than is true or reasonable
    an exaggerated opinion of oneself
  • s  enlarged to an abnormal degree
    thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes

  • They're wildly exaggerated, probably by an order of magnitude.
  • In yearbooks, they're the kids who wear exaggerated haircuts and immerse themselves in moody music.
  • Reports of Yasser Arafat's imminent death are greatly exaggerated, says PTI Jersusalem Bureau Chief Lisa Beyer.
News & Articles

  • Channel 4 could be bouncing back
    If you are to believe the demographics for the May sweeps, then reports of the demise of Channel 4 News are greatly exaggerated. Or it could be an aberration.
    June 19, 2013 - The Buffalo News
  • Is NSA exaggerating its surveillance successes?
    Has the National Security Agency exaggerated the importance of some of its sweeping surveillance programs? That’s what agency critics are charging after top US security officials defended recently disclosed NSA activities at an extraordinary House Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday.
    June 18, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
  • 23 times the immigration reform bill has been at death's door
    Reports of the legislation's impending demise have been greatly exaggerated
    June 18, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News

  • Robert Byrd in Salon
    The people are becoming more and more aware that we were hoodwinked, that the leaders of this country misrepresented or exaggerated the necessity for invading Iraq,Byrd said.
  • Barack Obama in United Press International
    It's worth noting that a strong majority of Americans still favor a public insurance option of the sort I've proposed tonight,Obama said. "But its impact shouldn't be exaggerated ...... . It is only one part of my plan, and should not be...
  • Oscar Tabarez in ABC News
    It's not my business. The disciplinary committee will look at it,Tabarez said Saturday. "But I think it (a two-match ban) would be extremely exaggerated."

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