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hyperbolize

Syllabification: hy·per·bo·lize
Pronunciation: /hīˈpərbəˌlīz
 
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Definition of hyperbolize in English:

verb

[no object]
Represent something as being larger, better, or worse than it really is; exaggerate: victims are prone to hyperbolize and invent details that just aren’t there [with object]: his wife had somewhat hyperbolized his claim

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