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  • as inexaggerate
  • as infantasize

synonyms for romanced

  • amplify
  • distort
  • emphasize
  • fabricate
  • falsify
  • heighten
  • inflate
  • magnify
  • misrepresent
  • overdo
  • overdraw
  • overemphasize
  • overestimate
  • boast
  • boost
  • brag
  • caricature
  • color
  • corrupt
  • embroider
  • enlarge
  • exalt
  • expand
  • fudge
  • hike
  • hyperbolize
  • intensify
  • lie
  • misquote
  • pad
  • puff
  • pyramid
  • romance
  • romanticize
  • scam
  • stretch
  • up
  • blow out of proportion
  • build up
  • cook up
  • go to extremes
  • lay it on thick
  • loud talk
  • make too much of
  • misreport
  • pretty up
  • put on
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antonyms for romanced

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  • compress
  • contract
  • decrease
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • play down
  • abridge
  • deprecate
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • depreciate
  • minimize
  • understate
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    How to use romanced in a sentence

    Walpole once said of him, happily, that 'he romanced with his usual veracity.'
    ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
    Greenleaf wondered how he could ever have romanced about this handsome, commonplace young woman.
    VANITASVERNON LEE
    But she romanced and embroidered so much in conversation that she did not get credit for what she really knew.
    MEMOIRSCHARLES GODFREY LELAND
    In this statement one would say that the worthy chronicler must have romanced a little.
    HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
    Thus I romanced to my patient child, snatching an inspiration from every mile that drove us into the far country.
    MARIPOSILLAMARY STEWART DAGGETT
    Possibly the amount of early personal biography in the book—yet a good deal romanced—led him to this conviction.
    BALZACFREDERICK LAWTON
    Reginald lay quiet while his mother romanced of trains and engines and long dark tunnels.
    THE HIGHER COURTMARY STEWART DAGGETT
    I had to tell all about the shipwreck, and I romanced as though I had been present at the catastrophe.
    ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, VOLUME 4 (OF 13)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
    As with all popular figures, writers have romanced about Hindenburg.
    BEHIND THE SCENES IN WARRING GERMANYEDWARD LYELL FOX
    He romanced about Sir Charles, but was subsequently truthful.
    CYNTHIALEONARD MERRICK
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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