noun see exaggerate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exaggerate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin exaggeratus, past participle of exaggerare, literally, to heap up, from ex + agger heap, from aggerere to carry toward, from ad + gerere to carry Date: 1613 transitive verb 1. to enlarge beyond bounds or the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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