People are most likely to exaggerate
the value of a television, with fraudulent claims on TVs often spiking before big events such as the Football World Cup.
Those active in or sympathetic to the environmental movement are also more likely now to believe the news media exaggerate
the seriousness of global warming, but there has been a greater increase in that belief among those neutral or unsympathetic to the movement.
The research, which surveyed 1,006 working adults across the UK, asked what respondents thought would be the most common reasons for people to exaggerate
the truth within job applications.
"Certain European countries artificially exaggerate
figures with funds that do not represent new money for poor countries.
Vatican II also cautioned theologians and preachers to neither exaggerate
nor understate Mary's significance lest they mislead not only Roman Catholics but other Christians as well.
Both men and women indicated that men would be more likely to exaggerate
about those behaviors traditionally associated with male mating strategies than those behaviors associated with female mating strategies.
The fact that the headlines were twice as likely as newspaper stories to moderately or highly exaggerate
the claims made in the source science article (21% as compared to 11%) supports the general impression that headlines are more sensational and should be viewed with circumspection by the public.
He wanted "to exaggerate
the essential and to leave the obvious vague" (3,2).
Individuals who exhibit the characteristics of Munchausen syndrome fabricate or exaggerate
illness or sickness, usually for the purpose of attracting attention to themselves.
Tapering from wide and generous semi-public space at their southern ends on Rauchstra[beta]e to quite thin terminations up against the inside of the copper wall on the northern perimeter, these internal streets have a sixteenth-century proto-Baroque understanding of the apparent nature of space, for their plan shapes exaggerate
the perspective effect, making them seem longer than they really are, the individual buildings bigger, and, curiously, people at the other end of the vistas, taller.
CGI has the ability to exaggerate
reality to bring in an element of caricature that live action can't do.
Although some activities involved with derivative instruments, for example, dynamic hedging of options portfolios, including the options embedded in fixed rate mortgages and mortgagbacked securities, may have tended to exaggerate
price movements, other elements involving derivatives, such as the availability of highly liquid futures markets on organized exchanges, probably smoothed price developments in the cash market for bonds.