exaggeration

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪgˌzædʒəˈreɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪgˌzædʒəˈreɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ig zaj′ə rāshən)



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Synonyms:
overstatement, hyperbole, embellishment, embroidery , overestimation, misrepresentation, extravagance, sensationalism, elaboration, coloring, stretching the truth, overreaching, overkill, flight , flight of fancy, fantasy , stretch of the imagination, figure of speech, yarn , fabrication, falsification, distortion, magnification, enhancement , aggrandizement, puffery, caricature, travesty, tempest in a teapot, much ado about nothing, making a mountain out of a molehill, tall story, whopper, play-up, hype , bull , lie , likely story (slang), storm in a teacup (slang), aggrandisement (UK), falsehood
Antonyms:
understatement , accuracy , truth , reality , minimization

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