Definitions

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  • adj. exaggerative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing, or tending to, exaggeration; exaggerative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing exaggeration.

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Examples

  • "Dear Princess," said Rasselas, "you fall into the common errors of exaggeratory declamation, by producing in a familiar disquisition examples of national calamities and scenes of extensive misery which are found in books rather than in the world, and which, as they are horrid, are ordained to be rare.

    Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

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