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 for overblown
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [PJC]
  
     3. Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive; as, overblown
        rhetoric.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  overblown
      adj 1: puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful
             manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech";
             "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"-
             Newsweek [syn: grandiloquent, overblown, pompous,
             pontifical, portentous]
      2: past the stage of full bloom; "overblown roses"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "overblown":
     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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