Definition of Exaggeratory

1. a. Containing, or tending to, exaggeration; exaggerative.



Definition of Exaggeratory

1. Adjective. exaggerative. ¹

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Definition of Exaggeratory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exaggeratory

exageration
exaggerate
exaggerated
exaggeratedly
exaggeratedness
exaggerates
exaggerating
exaggeratingly
exaggeration
exaggerations
exaggerative
exaggeratively
exaggerativeness
exaggerator
exaggerators
exaggeratory (current term)
exaggregate
exagitate
exagitation
exagitations
exagram
exagrammes
exagrams
exahertz
exahertzes
exajoule
exakatal
exakatals
exalbuminous
exaliter

Literary usage of Exaggeratory

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1759)
"... fuch as excogitation, exaggeratory, &c. with other hard compounds, which it is difficult to pronounce with ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To heap upon ; to accumulate ; to heighten by representation. exaggeratory, (egz-ad'-je-ra-tur-e) «. Enlarging by hyperbolical expressions. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1833)
"But, on the other hand, there are antiqua.. ries who consider the exaggeratory expressions of the monkish writers to convey a figurative rather than an ..."

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