A recent fact-finding trip to Baghdad and Najaf suggests that such fears are exaggerated.
Barbara Walters told the Washington Post it was “exaggerated.”
(Laughland has long claimed that reports of Serbian-created mass graves in Kosovo were either fabricated or exaggerated).
It was an exaggerated version of a claim that had become party orthodoxy.
And at Comme des Garçons, Rei Kawakubo designed wide pants with exaggerated hips that seemed to create a two-dimensional effect.
There is an exaggerated forceful woman, the Vicomtesse de Fourchamps, who plays a sustained but obscure part in the intrigue.
He counted the number of their repulses and then exaggerated them.
They seldom wear the latest fashion and never follow the exaggerated modes of Paris.
She felt all a woman's exaggerated horror of police, and law, and violence.
And it was always an exaggerated quarrel—half misunderstanding, like most quarrels.
1530s, "to pile up, accumulate," from Latin exaggeratus, past participle of exaggerare "heighten, amplify, magnify," literally "to heap, pile, load, fill," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + aggerare "heap up," from agger (genitive aggeris) "heap," from aggerere "bring together, carry toward," from ad- "to, toward" + gerere "carry" (see gest). Sense of "overstate" first recorded in English 1560s. Related: Exaggerated; exaggerating.