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  Definition of overstate
  1. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'' imagery"
Similar Words: exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify

 

Hyponyms: overemphasize, overemphasise, overstress, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise

 

Derivational Morphology: exaggeration, overstatement, magnification, hyperbole

 

 
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