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Verb (transitive)


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


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

overstatement n.



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




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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