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Overstatement   /ˈoʊvərstˌeɪtmənt/   Listen
Overstatement

noun
1.
Making to seem more important than it really is.  Synonyms: exaggeration, magnification.






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"Overstatement" Quotes from Famous Books



... been no overstatement. As a writer of detective stories for the British office boy, he had imagined in his time many undertakings that might be so described, but few to which the description was more ...
— Something New • Pelham Grenville Wodehouse



Words linked to "Overstatement" :   deceit, overstate, deception, misrepresentation, exaggeration, understatement, magnification



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