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  • 1 Overcolor — O ver*col or, v. t. To color too highly. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 overcolor — o ver•col′or v …

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  • 4 overcolor — v …

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  • 5 exaggeration — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) False magnification Nouns 1. exaggeration, magnification, overstatement, inflation, puffing up, hyperbole, stretch, strain, [high or false] coloring, caricature, extravagance. See distortion, figurative …

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  • 6 exaggerate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. overdraw, overstate, embellish, embroider, misrepresent, falsify, magnify, inflate, expand, amplify, heighten, intensify, distort, enlarge on, stretch, stretch the truth, overemphasize, hyperbolize, go to extremes, give… …

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  • 7 Exaggeration — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Exaggeration >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 exaggeration exaggeration Sgm: N 1 expansion expansion &c. 194 Sgm: N 1 hyperbole hyperbole stretch strain coloring Sgm: N 1 high coloring high coloring …

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  • 8 exaggerate — v. a. Overstate, overcharge, strain, stretch, overstrain, overcolor, depict extravagantly, color too highly …

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  • 9 amplify — v 1. increase, enlarge, make larger, make bigger, make greater, Chiefly Literary. greaten; expand, widen, thicken, broaden; extend, lengthen, elongate, prolong, prolongate, protract; dilate, distend, inflate, swell, bloat, puff out, blow up. 2.… …

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  • 10 exaggerate — v 1. overstate, overdo, make much of, overstress, overcharge, overcolor, make a mountain out of a molehill, make much ado about nothing; hyperbolize, overdraw; romance, embroider, stretch, stretch the point, strain; color, paint, paint in glowing …

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  • 11 falsify — v 1. misrepresent, misstate, misquote; pervert, distort, adulterate; overstate, overdo, overstress, overcharge, overcolor; hyperbolize, overdraw, exaggerate, stretch, stretch the point, strain, (of writing or speech) pad; color, paint, paint in… …

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  • 12 inflate — v 1. dilate, distend, overdistend, Obs. suf flate, aerate; swell, bloat, puff out, blow up, pump up, tumefy; expand, overexpand, stretch, stretch out, outstretch; spread, spread out, outspread; grow, wax, fill out, fatten. 2. increase, enlarge,… …

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  • 13 load — n 1. contents, merchandise, goods, stuff; burden, charge, weight; boatload, shipload, Chiefly U.S. carload, wagonload, truckload; lading, U.S. and Canada. freight, freightage, haul. 2. burden, weight, onus, cross, millstone, albatross; duty,… …

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  • 14 overact — v Theat. Sl. ham or ham up; affect, put on, counterfeit, sham, make a show of; overdo, overstress, overcharge, overcolor, overstate, make a mountain out of a molehill, make much ado about nothing, make much of; color, paint, paint in glowing… …

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  • 15 overcharge — v 1. charge too much, Sl. soak, Sl. sting, cheat, Inf. gyp, rook, short change, Sl. rip off; Sl. take, take advantage of, Inf. diddle, Inf. do, Sl. burn. 2. overload, overlade, fill too full, fill to the brim or gills, fill to overflowing,… …

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  • 16 overreact — v 1. exaggerate, make a mountain out of a molehill, make much ado about nothing, make a big thing out of nothing; enlarge, Inf. blow up, blow out of all proportion; overplay, overact, carry on; stretch out, overstretch, overcolor. 2. get excited …

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  • 17 overstate — v exaggerate, overdo, make much of, overstress; hyperbolize, overdraw, color, overcolor, stretch the point, heighten, draw larger than life; enhance, Inf. touch up, expand, magnify, Inf. blow up, inflate, stretch, Inf. draw the longbow; amplify,… …

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