Overcolor
Overcolor \O`ver*col"or\, v. t. To color too highly. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • 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… …   English dictionary for students

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • exaggerate — v. a. Overstate, overcharge, strain, stretch, overstrain, overcolor, depict extravagantly, color too highly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • 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.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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 …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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