to give an extravagant or magnified account of (facts, truth, etc.); exaggerate
transitive verbo·ver·stat·ed, o·ver·stat·ing, o·ver·states
To state in exaggerated terms. See Synonyms at exaggerate.
(third-person singular simple present overstates, present participle overstating, simple past and past participle overstated)
over- +"Ž state.