exaggerating


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to exaggerating: exaggeratingly, culminates
See: cumulative
References in periodicals archive ?
Naypyidaw [Myanmar], Oct 12 ( ANI ): Commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces Min Aung Hlaing said the media is exaggerating the Rohingya Muslims exodus issue.
The survey of 1,000 UK oce workers also found one-fth do not feel guilty about exaggerating claims.
It was so unrealistic, so over the top, so clearly exaggerated - that it seemed to suggest to Webb that if Suarez was exaggerating the reaction - he was possibly exaggerating the contact, too.
Though L'Oreal played the tattle in the Dior affair, it too was reprimanded last year for exaggerating the effects of a skin cream advertised by Rachel Weisz.
Global Banking News-July 27, 2012--Goldman warns UK government against exaggerating economic benefit from the Olympic games(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
DISHONEST employees in the West Midlands are costing businesses millions of pounds by putting their hand in the company coffers and exaggerating expense claims, research has found.
Research carried out for the group found that eight per cent of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of pounds 2,898.
Research carried out for the group found that 8% of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of pounds 2,898.
Research carried out for the group found that 8 per cent of people admitted they had inflated a home insurance claim, exaggerating the value of their belongings by an average of almost Au3,000.
"The investigation carried out by [senior terrorism investigator] Wissam Eid, who was assassinated in January 2008, is being particularly targeted," he added, "They are exaggerating the Alfa employee scandal in order to argue that Wissam Eid's investigation was not credible and was meddled with." Eid was the security forces' senior investigator at the time of Hariri's assassination in 2005.
And 35 per cent lied about how much they had to drink on a night out - with youngsters exaggerating their boozing while older folk were more likely to say they had drank less.
I'VE just learnt that the wind industry has been exaggerating CO2 savings by approximately 100%.