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English Dictionary: overdraw by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
overdraw
v
  1. draw more money from than is available; "She overdrew her account"
  2. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
    Synonym(s): overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify
    Antonym(s): downplay, minimise, minimize, understate
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Overdraw \O`ver*draw"\, v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p.
      {Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.]
      1. To exaggerate; to overdo.
  
      2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the
            proper amount or limit.
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