[ig-zaj-uh-reyt] /ɪgˈzædʒ əˌreɪt/
verb (used with object), exaggerated, exaggerating.
to magnify beyond the limits of truth; overstate; represent disproportionately:
to exaggerate the difficulties of a situation.
to increase or enlarge abnormally:
Those shoes exaggerate the size of my feet.
verb (used without object), exaggerated, exaggerating.
to employ , as in speech or writing:
a person who is always exaggerating.
to regard or represent as larger or greater, more important or more successful, etc, than is true
(transitive) to make greater, more noticeable, etc, than usual: his new clothes exaggerated his awkwardness
to overemphasize completely; to go beyond anticipated exaggeration
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.
[help-fuh l] /ˈhɛlp fəl/ adjective 1. giving or rendering aid or assistance; of service: Your comments were very helpful. /ˈhɛlpfʊl/ adjective 1. serving a useful function; giving help adj. late 14c., from help (n.) + -ful. Related: Helpfully; helpfulness.
[oh-ver-hit] /ˌoʊ vərˈhɪt/ verb (used without object), overhit, overhitting. Sports. 1. to too hard or too far, as in tennis.
[hyoo-muh n or, often, yoo‐] /ˈhyu mən or, often, ˈyu‐/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or having the nature of people: human frailty. 2. consisting of people: the human race. 3. of or relating to the social aspect of people: human affairs. 4. sympathetic; : a warmly human understanding. noun 5. a . […]
[verb oh-ver-huhng; adjective oh-ver-huhng] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈhʌŋ; adjective ˈoʊ vərˌhʌŋ/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . adjective 2. or suspended from above: an overhung door. [verb oh-ver-hang; noun oh-ver-hang] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈhæŋ; noun ˈoʊ vərˌhæŋ/ verb (used with object), overhung, overhanging. 1. to or be suspended over: A great chandelier overhung […]