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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ag·ger·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exaggerated p. pr. & vb. n. Exaggerating . ]
 1. To heap up; to accumulate. [Obs.]  “Earth exaggerated upon them [oaks and firs].”
 2. To amplify; to magnify; to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth ; to delineate extravagantly ; to overstate the truth concerning.
    A friend exaggerates a man's virtues.   --Addison.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ag·ger·a·ting a. That exaggerates; enlarging beyond bounds. -- Ex*ag*ger*a*ting*ly, adv.