What are the opposite words for exaggerate?

The antonyms for the word "exaggerate" are "understate," "minimize," "mitigate," and "downplay." When we understate something, we describe it as smaller or less severe than it actually is. When we minimize something, we make it seem less important or significant. Mitigate means to appease or moderate the intensity of something. Downplay is to make light of something or to make it seem less important. Using these antonyms can be helpful in communication and writing to accurately convey the intended meaning without overdoing it.

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