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synonyms for exaggerated

  • abstract
  • distorted
  • excessive
  • extravagant
  • fabricated
  • false
  • farfetched
  • hyperbolic
  • inflated
  • magnified
  • melodramatic
  • overblown
  • overwrought
  • preposterous
  • pretentious
  • stylized
  • unrealistic
  • amplified
  • bouncing
  • embroidered
  • exalted
  • overdone
  • overestimated
  • steep
  • strained
  • a bit thick
  • artificial
  • caricatural
  • fabulous
  • fantastic
  • hammy
  • highly colored
  • histrionic
  • impossible
  • out of proportion
  • overkill
  • schmaltzy
  • sensational
  • spectacular
  • tall
  • too much
  • too-too
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antonyms for exaggerated

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  • actual
  • believable
  • calm
  • factual
  • moderate
  • real
  • realistic
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • straight
  • depreciated
  • minimized
  • played down
  • reduced
  • understated
  • unembellished
  • unexaggerated
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We dismounted, and speedily found that MacRae hadn't exaggerated the evil qualities of that descent.
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What a spectral and exaggerated shape all things take in her scared and over-excited gaze!
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He spoke with an animation and earnestness that gave an exaggerated importance to every syllable he uttered.
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It not only brought about the instant beginnings of the siege, but its proportions were grossly exaggerated in the public eye.
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WORDS RELATED TO EXAGGERATED

  • added to
  • aggrandized
  • amplified
  • augmented
  • blown up
  • broadened
  • caricatured
  • developed
  • dilated
  • distended
  • elaborated
  • exaggerated
  • expanded
  • extended
  • filled out
  • inflated
  • intensified
  • lengthened
  • magnified
  • spread
  • stretched
  • swollen
  • tumid
  • turgid
  • widened
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