exaggerate

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  • He did exaggerate, but what he knew, not what he did not know. Cited from The Crimes of England, by G.K. Chesterton
  • Yet he would not be likely to exaggerate what came under his notice. Cited from Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago, by Canniff Haight
  • It is human nature to exaggerate the value of things beyond our reach. Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • Like all young men, you greatly exaggerate the difference between one young woman and another. Cited from Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw
  • He considered a moment, as though to make sure that he did not exaggerate. Cited from Riders of the Silences, by John Frederick
  • When we are said to exaggerate, we use no stronger words than they do. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII (of 12), by Burke
  • But I exaggerate very little indeed, much less than perhaps you think. Cited from The Human Machine, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • You must not think that I exaggerate when I talk thus of music. Cited from Mozart:The Man and the Artist, by Kerst & Krehbiel
  • Very likely she does not exaggerate the hard times she has had in going from one home to another. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • We lose sight of beauty if we exaggerate the feature most beautiful. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 1
  • Her mother asked herself if she did not exaggerate the evil. Cited from Serge Panine, by Georges Ohnet, v3
  • It was only natural that he should exaggerate that, for the time being, into something more. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • We are not exaggerating the importance of this work when we use that expression. Cited from Indian Unrest, by Valentine Chirol
  • Now, do not let us exaggerate, let us take Paul's own experience. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans/Corinthians, by Alexander Maclaren
  • Why should we exaggerate any one kind at the expense of the others? Cited from Walden, by Henry David Thoreau
  • When he tells you a certain thing you can make up your mind he is not exaggerating in the least. Cited from Northern Nut Growers Association, 21st Annual Meeting, by Various
  • Yet it would be easy to exaggerate its influence, great as it was. Cited from The Unity of Civilization, by Various, Ed. by F.S. Marvin
  • What if they exaggerate a little here and a little there? Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • But it is better to exaggerate a style than to have no style at all. Cited from Yet Again, by Max Beerbohm
  • I could tell you more, but I do not love to exaggerate. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
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