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overblown (root: overblow)

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Adjective
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o=ver=blown

CIDE DICTIONARY

overblowna. 
  •  Having been given more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed more importance than was justified; as, an overblown medical discovery.  [PJC]
  •  Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive; as, overblown rhetoric.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overblown, adj.
1 excessively inflated or pretentious.
2 (of a flower or a woman's beauty etc.) past its prime.

THESAURUS

overblown

arty, aureate, big, bloated, bombastic, bursting, choked, congested, corpulent, crammed, crowded, declamatory, distended, drenched, dropsical, euphuistic, fat, filled to overflowing, flatulent, fleshy, flowery, glutted, gorged, grandiloquent, gross, heavy, hyperemic, imposing, in spate, jam-packed, jammed, magniloquent, obese, oratorical, over the hill, overburdened, overcharged, overfed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overripe, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweight, overweighted, packed, plethoric, portly, ready to burst, running over, satiated, saturated, soaked, sonorous, stout, stuffed, stuffed up, supercharged, supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid, windy

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