mythomania

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mythomania

(mĭth′ə-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
n.
A compulsion to embroider the truth, engage in exaggeration, or tell lies.

myth′o·ma′ni·ac′ (-ăk′) n.

mythomania

(mĭth″ō-mā′nē-ă) [Gr. mythos, myth, + mania, madness]
Abnormal tendency to lie and exaggerate.
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