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From Latin exaggeratio
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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
exaggeration (plural exaggerations)
- The act of heaping or piling up.
- The act of exaggerating; the act of doing or representing in an excessive manner; a going beyond the bounds of truth, reason, or justice; a hyperbolical representation; hyperbole; overstatement.
- A representation of things beyond natural life, in expression, beauty, power, vigor.
act of exaggerating