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synonyms for overrate

  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • overestimate
  • oversell
  • overvalue
  • exceed
  • overpraise
  • assess too highly
  • build up
  • expect too much of
  • make too much of
  • overassess
  • overesteem
  • overprize
  • overreckon
  • rate too highly
  • think too highly of
  • think too much of
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antonyms for overrate

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  • play down
  • underrate
  • undervalue
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Whether you loved Avatar or thought James Cameron’s effects-heavy blockbuster was overrated, the fact that this sequel is finally coming out, 13 years after the original, is reason enough to be intrigued.
THE 58 MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF 2022SHANNON CARLINDECEMBER 14, 2021TIME
During a discussion of the Philadelphia Eagles’ early-season struggles, Limbaugh suggested that quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated because of his skin color.
NEARLY 20 YEARS AGO, RUSH LIMBAUGH LOST HIS ESPN JOB BECAUSE HE WOULDN’T STICK TO SPORTSMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Henriette could not overrate the importance of early familiarity with the difference between right and wrong.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
It is hard to overrate the consequences of the fall of New Orleans.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
Political importance of the assemblage It is difficult to overrate the political importance of this great gathering.
FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIAFREDERICK SLEIGH ROBERTS
One can scarcely overrate the importance of thus holding fast to happiness and hope.
DISCOURSES IN AMERICAMATTHEW ARNOLD
The country is now on the eve of an election the importance of which it would be impossible to overrate.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
He knows not his own strength, and your seeming composure leads him to overrate ours.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
It is impossible to overrate the historical importance of the juxtaposition of this work of Mantegna with that of Correggio.
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If this is the trouble you hinted at, you overrate it entirely.
THE LAUGHING MILL AND OTHER STORIESJULIAN HAWTHORNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERRATE

  • aggravate
  • blow up
  • boost
  • color
  • dramatize
  • embellish
  • embroider
  • enhance
  • fudge
  • inflate
  • make mountain of molehill
  • overcharge
  • overdo
  • overdraw
  • overemphasize
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overstate
  • overstress
  • pad
  • puff up
  • pyramid
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