1. To represent as greater than is actually the case; overstate:
exaggerate the size of the enemy force; exaggerated his own role in the episode.
2. To enlarge or increase to an abnormal degree:
thick lenses that exaggerated the size of her eyes.
3. To make overstatements.
4. Latin exagger3re exagger3t- [to heap up, magnify]
拉丁语 exagger3re exagger3t- [堆起，扩大]
6. agger3re [to pile up] from agger [pile] from aggerere [to bring to] ad- [ad-] gerere [to bring]
agger3re [堆起] 源自 agger [堆积] 源自 aggerere [带至] ad- [增加，添加] gerere [带来]
7. The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to represent something as being larger or greater than it actually is”:
exaggerated the size of the fish he had caught;
inflated her own importance;
magnifying his part in their success;