Exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally (Ex: He's as strong as an ox.)
A statement that twists fact; a misrepresentation.
The act or art of embroidering.
A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
The use of strongly emotional subject matter, or wildly dramatic style, language, or artistic expression, that is intended to shock, startle, thrill, excite, etc.
The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.
In commercial law, abusing one’s superior bargaining power to take unfair advantage of another through fraudulent practices. Synonymous with fraud.
The definition of an enhancement is an add-on or improvement that makes something better.
Exaggerated or extravagant claims made especially in advertising or promotional material:
An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
The definition of a lie is a false statement.
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
The act or an instance of exaggerating
An increasing or becoming increased
Something that embellishes; a decoration.
The destructive use of military force beyond the amount needed to destroy an enemy.
The ability to fly:
Something, such as an invention, that is a creation of the fancy.
(Informal) A long, often elaborate narrative of real or fictitious adventures; an entertaining tale.
A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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