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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverblowno‧ver‧blown /ˌəʊvəˈbləʊn◂ $ ˌoʊvərˈbloʊn/ adjective  IMPRESSmade to seem greater or more impressive than something really is syn exaggerated He’s not really a scientist; he’s just an overblown technician.
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overblownIt seems, however, this particular owl threat was somewhat overblown.Many experts say the fear of genetic engineering is wildly overblown.That said, I think most virus scares are overblown.Yet his business limitations and overblown ambitions were now exposed.Teague believes the incident has been overblown in the press.And, as far as ridiculously pompous, overblown musical statements go, no-one holds a candle to Simple Minds.Also popular for travelling are quilted, overblown pseudo-ski jackets in pink or blue that look like duvets rampant.
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