1Made to seem more impressive or important than is the case; exaggerated or pretentious: his most rhetorically overblown screenplay
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- Sometimes I read responses that seem overblown and pretentious, and they make me wince.
- Yet it's not pretentiously overblown nor dragged down by fanboy baggage.
- In satire, things tend to be exaggerated and overblown for effect.
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