Exaggerative Ex*ag"ger*a*tive, a. Tending to exaggerate; involving exaggeration. ``Exaggerative language.'' --Geddes. ``Exaggerative pictures.'' --W. J. Linton. -- {Ex*ag"ger*a*tive*ly}, adv. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • exaggerative — exaggeratively, adv. /ig zaj euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, adj. tending to exaggerate; involving or characterized by exaggeration. Also, exaggeratory /ig zaj euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/. [1790 1800; EXAGGERATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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