overemphatic overemphatic Excessively emphatic. [PJC]

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  • aggrandized — Synonyms and related words: accelerated, amplified, apotheosized, augmented, awesome, ballyhooed, beatified, beefed up, big, bloated, boosted, broadened, canonized, deepened, deified, disproportionate, elevated, eminent, enhanced, enlarged,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amplified — Synonyms and related words: accelerated, aggrandized, aggravated, ampliate, annoyed, augmented, ballyhooed, beefed up, bloated, boosted, broadened, built up, crescendoed, deepened, deliberately provoked, disproportionate, elevated, embittered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disproportionate — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, absurd, aggrandized, aimless, amorphous, amplified, anomalous, antagonistic, antipathetic, asymmetric, asymmetrical, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, ballyhooed, capricious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exaggerated — Synonyms and related words: a bit much, abandoned, aggrandized, amplified, ballyhooed, boundless, disproportionate, egregious, enormous, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fabulous, fancy, gigantic, gluttonous, grandiloquent, high, high …   Moby Thesaurus

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