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Exaggerate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 8

Exaggerate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 8 with synonyms, antonyms, parts of speech and in real or authentic contexts for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS students

/ɪgˈzædʒ.ə.reɪt/ (verb)

Exaggerate definition

to make something look bigger or more important than what it really is, magnify, amplify, overestimate, overemphasize, overstate, overrate, hyperbolize, dramatize, embroider, embellish, aggrandize, inflate, make a mountain out of a molehill


According to the IANS-CVoter Covid-19 Tracker with a sample size of 1,723, 49.3 per cent of people believe that the threat from the pathogen is exaggerated, while 41.2 per cent refute it. The poll was conducted on respondents from across the country between March 16 and July 22.

Interestingly, the day when the first lockdown was imposed, a lot more people felt the situation was exaggerated. On March 23, 53.4 per cent people thought the threat was over-amplified, while a mere 33.1 per cent believed it was grave.




Parts of speech

Noun: exaggeration

Noun: exaggerator

Adjective: exaggerated

Adjective: exaggerative

Adverb: exaggeratedly

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