hyperbolize

[ hahy-pur-buh-lahyz ]

verb

To use hyperbole. To represent something as being much larger, better, or worse than it really is; exaggerate.

“I think they have very much hyperbolized their ability to effectuate change” said the City Council’s majority leader.

Clickbait articles have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.

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