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synonyms for overstated

  • amplify
  • emphasize
  • heighten
  • inflate
  • magnify
  • misrepresent
  • overdo
  • overemphasize
  • overestimate
  • boast
  • boost
  • brag
  • embellish
  • embroider
  • enlarge
  • exalt
  • expand
  • fabricate
  • fudge
  • hike
  • lie
  • misquote
  • pad
  • puff
  • blow out of proportion
  • build up
  • lay it on thick
  • misreport
  • play up
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antonyms for overstated

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  • compress
  • contract
  • decrease
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • play down
  • abridge
  • deprecate
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • simplify
  • tell truth
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How to use overstated in a sentence

The good which came to him, directly and indirectly, from these opportunities can hardly be overstated.
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Gompers may have overstated the power of resistance of the unions, but their holding power upon the membership cannot be disputed.
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He knew Darquelnoy well enough to know that the commander invariably overstated things.
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This man had not overstated the case when he had said "I suffer."
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It may be so: I believe the dogma to be much overstated just now.
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Stayner certainly overstated the reluctance of the legislatures to deal with the question of the provincial post office.
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Let us look into this matter carefully, for the objection, even if overstated, certainly contains a large amount of truth.
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De Walden soon discovered that Queen Laura had not overstated her friendly feelings towards him and his companions.
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The second view has been often overstated by those who, like Hegel himself, have tended to confuse ancient with modern philosophy.
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The shepherd would be helpless without his dog, the collie, whose astuteness and skill can hardly be overstated.
LANDSEERESTELLE M. HURLL
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSTATED

  • elaborate
  • exaggerated
  • extravagant
  • overstated
  • too much
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