33 synonyms found


[ɛɡzˈad͡ʒəɹˌe͡ɪt], [ɛɡzˈad‍ʒəɹˌe‍ɪt], [ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈa_dʒ_ə_ɹ_ˌeɪ_t]


exaggerate (verb)

aggrandize, caricature, distort, embellish, hyperbolize, overdevelop, overestimate, overpraise, overrate, overstate, overvalue, stretch.

intensify (verb)

accentuate, deepen, emphasize, escalate, heighten, increase, intensify, magnify, sharpen, stress, underline.

misrepresent (verb)

counterfeit, fake, lampoon, misrepresent, parody, satirize, spoof.

overestimate (verb)

embroider, over-appraise, pad.

Quotes for Exaggerate:

  1. exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. are never as bad off or as happy as say are. Honore de Balzac.
  2. All passions exaggerate and are passions only because do exaggerate Nicolas de Chamfort.
  3. Never exaggerate faults, friends will attend to that. Bob Edwards.