exaggerated hyperbolic inflated
increased increased adj. 1. made greater in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {decreased}. [Narrower terms: {augmented ; {exaggerated, hyperbolic, inflated}; {exaggerated, magnified, enlarged ; {raised(prenominal), inflated ] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • exaggerated magnified enlarged — increased increased adj. 1. made greater in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {decreased}. [Narrower terms: {augmented ; {exaggerated, hyperbolic, inflated}; {exaggerated, magnified, enlarged ; {raised(prenominal), inflated ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyperbolic — index extreme (exaggerated), inflated (overestimated) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inflated — I (bombastic) adjective altiloquent, altisonant, artificial, declamatory, flatulent, fustian, grandiloquent, high flown, high sounding, inflatus, magniloquent, mouthy, oratorical, ostentatious, overblown, pedantic, pompous, pretentious,… …   Law dictionary

  • exaggerated — [adj] overstated, embellished a bit thick*, abstract, amplified, artificial, bouncing, caricatural, distorted, embroidered, exalted, excessive, extravagant, fabricated, fabulous, false, fantastic, farfetched, hammy, highly colored, histrionic,… …   New thesaurus

  • exaggerated — adjective an exaggerated account of my exploits Syn: overstated, inflated, magnified, amplified, aggrandized, excessive; hyperbolic, elaborate, overdone, overplayed, overblown, over dramatized, melodramatic, sensational; informal over the top …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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

  • inflated — Synonyms and related words: accelerated, aggrandized, amplified, augmented, aureate, ballyhooed, beefed up, big, bloated, blown up, bombastic, boosted, broadened, cocky, conceited, deepened, diffuse, dilated, disproportionate, distended,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exaggerated — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. highly colored, magnified, overwrought, overstated, inflated, extravagant, hyperbolic, overblown, overdone, overdrawn, preposterous, impossible, fabulous, outré, sensational, spectacular, melodramatic, out of proportion,… …   English dictionary for students

  • raisedprenominal inflated — increased increased adj. 1. made greater in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {decreased}. [Narrower terms: {augmented ; {exaggerated, hyperbolic, inflated}; {exaggerated, magnified, enlarged ; {raised(prenominal), inflated ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • augmented — increased increased adj. 1. made greater in size or amount or degree. Opposite of {decreased}. [Narrower terms: {augmented ; {exaggerated, hyperbolic, inflated}; {exaggerated, magnified, enlarged ; {raised(prenominal), inflated ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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