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1. hyperbolize

verb. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth.

Synonyms

  • overstress
  • embellish
  • overemphasise
  • shoot a line
  • blow
  • hyperbolise
  • overemphasize
  • tout
  • overstate
  • gasconade
  • amplify
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • boast
  • bluster
  • dramatize
  • lard
  • overdraw
  • embroider
  • aggrandize
  • dramatise
  • swash
  • mislead
  • gas
  • aggrandise
  • pad
  • brag
  • vaunt
  • misinform

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • decrease
  • reduce
  • worsen

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hyperbole (English)
  • hyperbole (Latin)

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