Exaggerating Sentence Examples
When he bragged, you felt like he was holding back, not exaggerating.
Fleurys inclination was not to misuse Frances traditional policy by exaggerating it, but to respect his sworn word; he dared not press his opinion, however, and yielded to the fiery impatience of young hot-heads like the two Belle-Isles, and of all those who, infatuated by Frederick II., felt sick of doing nothing at Versailles and were backed up by Louis XV.s bellicose mistresses.
Social network groups won't look favorably upon you if you are found to be lying or even exaggerating the truth.
She might be exaggerating.
The later eminence of Pericles has probably misled historians into exaggerating his influence at this time.Advertisement
In January 2007, Spears responded to fans on her Web site, saying, "I've been far from perfect and the media has had a lot of fun exaggerating my every move."
Being aware of possible problems can help passengers know what to do in an emergency without risking themselves or exaggerating the impact on their vacation.
Practice exaggerating the moves, and you will get it right.
This includes lying by omission or by greatly exaggerating the facts of the situation to lessen the personal pain.
If it's just a receding hairline, I recommend not hiding it, but exaggerating it.Advertisement
Funny songs, however, offer a different perspective on the happiness of the season by exaggerating the characteristics of the holiday in a way that appeals to the mischievous elf in all of us.
Being verbose and exaggerating a person's qualities will not help.
If you're stuck for ideas, consider a skit that features the various coaches over exaggerating their sports in the classroom.
While these views were current in France, exaggerating and surpassing the thought of Cuvier, they were strongly opposed in Germany by such authors as Ernst Friedrich von Schlotheim (1764-1832) and Heinrich Georg Bronn (1800-1862); and the latter demonstrated that certain species actually pass from one formation to another.
Nevertheless, Hill is exaggerating what he sees as Loach's growing pessimism.Advertisement
The generous scorn and pathos of the historian acting on extraordinary gifts of imaginative insight and characterization, and the fierce indignation of the satirist finding its vent in exaggerating realism, doubtless to some extent warped their impressions; nevertheless their works are the last voices expressive of the freedom and manly virtue of the ancient world.
Playing the part of the demagogue, and exaggerating all his nephews petulant acts and sayings, he declared the constitution in danger, and took arms at the head of a party of peers, the earls of Warwick, Arundel and Nottingham, and Henry, earl of Derby, the son of John of The Gaunt, who called themselves the lords appellant, lords because they were ready to appeal Richards appel- councillors of treason.
To come up with the many ideas that ultimately made it into the series, Jeff Kinney had to mine the memories from his own childhood experiences while exaggerating some and making up others.
If they aren't consistent with their age, job, education or any other details, there is a good chance that they are making up the information or exaggerating.
Some continental writers, in dealing with the origin of municipal government throughout western Europe, have, however, ascribed too much importance to the Anglo-Saxon gilds, exaggerating their prevalence and contending that they form the germ of medieval municipal government.Advertisement
It is the mistake of exaggerating exceptional into normal forms of thought, and ignoring the principle that a rational being thinks only to the point.
Instead of exaggerating into treason whatever was susceptible of unfavourable interpretation, he turned the very conspiracies that were formed against him into opportunities of signalizing his clemency.
The great extension of surface thus produced had the drawback of exaggerating any small defect in the union of the two metals, increasing it to a blister of an inch or more in diameter.
The equalizing effects of a conservative ocean are brought upon the Pacific coast, where the climate is truly temperate, the mean annual range being only 10 or 12, thus resembling western Europe; while the exaggerating effects of the continental interior are carried eastward to the Atlantic coast, where the mean annual range is 40 or 50.
Despite all this, one must not fall into the easy error of exaggerating the degeneration into which the Jewries of the world fell from the middle of the 17th till the middle of the 18th century.Advertisement
The panegyrics of Aldus Manutius require to be received with some caution, since he was given to exaggerating the merits of his friend, and uses almost the same language about a young Pole named Stanilaus Niegosevski; see John Black's Life of Torquato Tasso, ii.
Were their share of representation alone to be governed by this rule, they would have an interest in exaggerating their inhabitants.
Jules Breton has coloured the days of toil with sentiment; others, like Courbet, whose eccentric "Funeral at Ornans" attracted more notice at the Salon of 1850 than Millet's "Sowers and Binders," have treated similar subjects as a vehicle for protest against social misery; Millet alone, a peasant and a miserable one himself, saw true, neither softening nor exaggerating what he saw.
Alexander, exaggerating the part he had played in the final struggle, and with some vague idea of nationality in his brain, demanded that the whole of Poland should be added to the Russian dominions.