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There are 2 meanings of the word Exaggerate.

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Exaggerate - as a verb

To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Example: "Tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious old south' imagery"

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Do something to an excessive degree

Example: "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"

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Example Sentences

"She tends to exaggerate her accomplishments."
"He always exaggerates his problems to get sympathy."
"Don't exaggerate the size of that fish you caught!"
"The news report exaggerated the severity of the storm to attract viewers."
"She exaggerates her skills to impress potential employers."
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Word Game Points

Is EXAGGERATE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, exaggerate is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXAGGERATE has a SCRABBLE points total of 19.

Is EXAGGERATE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, exaggerate is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXAGGERATE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 21.

Is EXAGGERATE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, exaggerate is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXAGGERATE has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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