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overstate

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Verb (transitive)
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o=ver=state

CIDE DICTIONARY

overstatev. t. 
     To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.  Fuller.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overstate, v.tr.
1 state (esp. a case or argument) too strongly.
2 exaggerate.

Derivative
overstatement n.

THESAURUS

overstate

aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, disguise, distort, draw the longbow, dress up, embellish, embroider, enlarge, exaggerate, falsify, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, go to extremes, hyperbolize, idealize, inflate, lay it on, magnify, make much of, mask, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcharge, overcount, overdo, overdraw, overemphasize, overesteem, overestimate, overmeasure, overpaint, overpraise, overprize, overrate, overreach, overreact, overreact to, overreckon, oversell, overspeak, overstress, overvalue, pad, parody, pervert, pile it on, puff, slant, strain, stretch, stretch the truth, talk big, talk in superlatives, titivate, tout, travesty, trick out, twist, understate, varnish, warp, whitewash, wrench

ROGET THESAURUS

overstate

Exaggeration

VB exaggerate, magnify, pile up, aggravate, amplify, overestimate, hyperbolize, overcharge, overstate, overdraw, overlay, overshoot the mark, overpraise, make over much, over the most of, strain, strain over a point, stretch, stretch a point, go great lengths, spin a long yarn, draw with a longbow, shoot with a longbow, deal in the marvelous, out-Herod Herod, run riot, talk at random, heighten, overcolor, color highly, color too highly, broder, flourish, color, puff.


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