Hyperbolized
Hyperbolize Hy*per"bo*lize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hyperbolized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hyperbolizing}.] [Cf. F. hyperboliser.] To speak or write with exaggeration. --Bp. Montagu. [1913 Webster]

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