Another word for exaggerate
exaggerate inflate magnify overstateSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to represent something as being larger or greater than it actually is: exaggerated the size of the fish I caught; inflated his own importance; magnifying her part in their success; overstated his income on the loan application.
Another word for exaggerateverb
To make (something) seem greater than is actually the case:hyperbolize, inflate, magnify, overcharge, overstate. Idioms: blow up out of proportion, lay it on thick, stretch the truth. See increase