One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I gave her an exaggerated account of my exploits’
overstated, overemphasized, inflated, magnified, amplified, aggrandized, excessive, hyperbolic, over-elaborate, overdone, overripe, overplayed, overdramatized, theatrical, dramatic, actorly, highly coloured, extravagant, melodramatic, sensational, sensationalist, sensationalistic
informal over the top, OTT, tall
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