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1‘he admitted that he had perhaps overstated his case’
exaggerate, overdo, overemphasize, overplay, dramatize, catastrophize, colour, embroider, embellish, enhance, magnify, inflate, amplify, make a mountain out of a molehill
informal make a big thing out of, blow up, blow up out of all proportion
archaic draw the long bow
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