Synonyms for exaggerating
- blow out of proportion
- build up
- cook up
- go to extremes
- lay it on thick
- loud talk
- make too much of
- pretty up
- put on
Antonyms for exaggerating
- play down
- be modest
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXAGGERATING
"Now, Emma, there again you are exaggerating," rejoined Tom.
The history of psychiatry and sorcery proves that we are not exaggerating.
To think that the evening before they accused her at the Boches' of exaggerating the picture!
And then came the buying of the presents, confirming the reports and exaggerating them.
Exaggerating the humiliation of that day, he thought his influence in the island was gone.
“This is a strange request for you to make,” she said, exaggerating the coldness of her tone.
Schomberg called after them, exaggerating the deep manliness of his tone.
"I'm good for any kind of a pancake," said Jim heartily, and he was not exaggerating, either.
To effect this, he would not stop short at exaggerating his own guilt.
I assure my readers that I am not exaggerating matters in the slightest.