exaggeratory

exaggerative

[ig-zaj-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv]
adjective
tending to exaggerate; involving or characterized by exaggeration.
Also, exaggeratory [ig-zaj-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1790–1800; exaggerate + -ive

exaggeratively, adverb
nonexaggerative, adjective
nonexaggeratory, adjective
unexaggerative, adjective
unexaggeratory, adjective
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exaggerate (ɪɡˈzædʒəˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to regard or represent as larger or greater, more important or more successful, etc, than is true
2.  (tr) to make greater, more noticeable, etc, than usual: his new clothes exaggerated his awkwardness
 
[C16: from Latin exaggerāre to magnify, from aggerāre to heap, from agger heap]
 
ex'aggeratingly
 
adv
 
exagger'ation
 
n
 
ex'aggerative
 
adj
 
ex'aggeratory
 
adj
 
ex'aggerator
 
n

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