Many people said he was exaggerating, and he has been barred from returning to Burma.
I also think his zealous advocates may be exaggerating his beliefs slightly.
He could be a “con man” lying about or at least exaggerating his accomplishments.
Gristina was not just exaggerating when she bragged online to former schoolmates about becoming a CEO and building an empire.
For his part, Kirk has apologized for exaggerating his battlefield heroics in the Navy.
I think you are exaggerating the effect of any small attentions of mine toward Miss Bennet.
This intrigue of his is either serious or not; if it be not, I distress her in exaggerating it.
Woolridge's artist had a wild humor that gave the show away by exaggerating the innocence and idiocy of Woolridge's victims.
It may be thought we are exaggerating the effects of a science which is yet in its infancy.
You'll think I'm exaggerating, but I vow we had not gone more than ten miles further before that chain broke again.
1530s, "to pile up, accumulate," from Latin exaggeratus, past participle of exaggerare "heighten, amplify, magnify," literally "to heap, pile, load, fill," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + aggerare "heap up," from agger (genitive aggeris) "heap," from aggerere "bring together, carry toward," from ad- "to, toward" + gerere "carry" (see gest). Sense of "overstate" first recorded in English 1560s. Related: Exaggerated; exaggerating.