| Sentences of exaggeration|
n. overstatement; act of making something more noticeable than usual
The dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness.
Sentence in Classic:
Her daughter made her no reply, only in her heart she thought that one could not talk about exaggeration where Christianity was concerned.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This, without any dissimulation, and also without any exaggeration, is the truth about Louis Philippe.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
She was therefore obliged to seek another branch of the subject, and related, with much bitterness of spirit and some exaggeration, the shocking rudeness of Mr.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The struggle in the smoke had pictured an exaggeration of itself on the bleached cheeks and in the eyes wild with one desire.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
In the fantastic exaggerations of the first moment he almost imagined that that hinge had just become animated, and had suddenly assumed a terrible life, and that it was barking like a dog to arouse every one, and warn and to wake those who were asleep.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context