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stretched truth

  • as inembroider
  • as infib
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Synonyms for stretched truth

verb exaggerate information
  • embellish
  • aggrandize
  • amplify
  • color
  • distend
  • dramatize
  • elaborate
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • falsify
  • fudge
  • heighten
  • hyperbolize
  • lie
  • magnify
  • overdo
  • overemphasize
  • overestimate
  • overstate
  • pad
  • puff
  • romanticize
  • stretch
  • blow-up
  • build up
  • make federal case
  • make mountain out of molehill
  • overelaborate
  • overembellish
  • play up
  • spread on thick
  • stretch the truth
  • yeast

Antonyms for stretched truth

  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • simplify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.