Overstate

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  • to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'' imagery"

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  • Don’t Overstate Voter Enthusiasm, Pollsters Warn
    Some pollsters are rethinking their longstanding reliance on measures of enthusiasm as they try to determine the shape of the electorate. Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'
  • WorldViews: Behind Biden’s gaffe lie real concerns about allies’ role in rise of the Islamic State
    Biden may overstate it, but he has a case. Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'
  • Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines
    whoever57 writes: All official numbers for fuel economy in the EU typically overstate the miles-per-gallon figure that drivers can expect to achieve in typical driving. A recent study confirmed this once again. However, what the study also found was that MPG figures are more unrealistic for cars with smaller engines than for cars with larger engines. Actual MPG fi Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'

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