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exaggeration

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  • nounoverstatement, embellishment
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Synonyms for exaggeration

noun overstatement, embellishment

Antonyms for exaggeration

  • truth
  • compression
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • shrinkage
  • minimization
  • reduction
  • understatement
  • unembellishment
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aggravation

noun. worsening of a situation,
  • condition deepening
  • exacerbation
  • exaggeration
  • heightening
  • increase
  • inflaming
  • inflammation
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • sharpening
  • strengthening
  • worsening

amplification

noun. increase in size or effect

big talk

noun. boastful talk

blarney

noun. flattery

boast

noun. brag; source of pride

boasts

noun. brag; source of pride
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