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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Overstate  \O`ver*state"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Overstated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Overstating}.] 
  To  state  in  too  strong  terms;  to  exaggerate.  --Fuller. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  to  enlarge  beyond  bounds  or  the  truth:  "  tended  to 
  romanticize  and  exaggerate  this  ``gracious  Old  South'' 
  imagery."  [syn:  {exaggerate},  {overdraw},  {hyperbolize}, 
  {magnify},  {amplify}]  [ant:  {understate}] 

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