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overblown

o`ver`blown´
a.1.Having been given more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed more importance than was justified; as, an overblown medical discovery.
3.Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive; as, overblown rhetoric.
Adj.1.overblown - puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
2.overblown - past the stage of full bloom; "overblown roses"
arty, aureate, big, bloated, bombastic, bursting, choked, congested, corpulent, crammed, crowded, declamatory, distended, drenched, dropsical, euphuistic, fat, filled to overflowing, flatulent, fleshy, flowery, glutted, gorged, grandiloquent, gross, heavy, hyperemic, imposing, in spate, jam-packed, jammed, magniloquent, obese, oratorical, over the hill, overburdened, overcharged, overfed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overripe, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweight, overweighted, packed, plethoric, portly, ready to burst, running over, satiated, saturated, soaked, sonorous, stout, stuffed, stuffed up, supercharged, supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid, windy
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