ger＝to carry（运，载） 变化型 gest
1 [U] action of exaggerating 夸张; 夸大; 言过其实.
2 [C] exaggerated description, statement, etc 夸张的描述、说法等
*a story full of exaggerations 通篇夸夸其谈的故事.
n [U and C]
a statement or way of saying something that makes something seem better, larger etc than it really is
It would be an exaggeration to say that we were close friends.
It is no exaggeration to say that everyone will be affected by the new policy.
The situation can be described, without exaggeration, as disastrous.
That sounds like a slight exaggeration.
1. This is probably an exaggeration. 这一说法可能有些夸张。