Represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is.
Apparently, someone sneaked the definition of this word into the English dictionary. You win this time Germany…
The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.
To encounter or undergo.
Attempting to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way.
Something that is owned or possessed.
When children in Germany set off for their first day of school upon entering first grade, their grandparents present them with a large cardboard cone, attractively decorated and filled with toys, chocolate, candies/sweets, school supplies, and various other special treats. The cone is given to children to make this anxiously awaited first day of school a little sweeter.