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Hyperbole

Hy`per´bo`le
n.1.(Rhet.) A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed, or by which things are represented as much greater or less, better or worse, than they really are; a statement exaggerated fancifully, through excitement, or for effect.
Noun1.hyperbole - extravagant exaggeration
Synonyms: exaggeration
abandon, abstractionism, aggrandizement, big talk, blowing up, boundlessness, burlesque, caricature, coloring, deformation, dilatation, dilation, distortion, egregiousness, enhancement, enlargement, enormousness, exaggerating, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, expansion, expressionism, extravagance, extravagancy, extreme, extremes, extremism, extremity, fabulousness, false coloring, falsification, garbling, giantism, gigantism, gluttony, grandiloquence, heightening, huckstering, hyperbolism, hypertrophy, immoderacy, immoderateness, immoderation, inaccuracy, incontinence, inflation, injustice, inordinacy, inordinance, inordinateness, intemperance, intemperateness, litotes, magnification, miscoloring, misdrawing, mispainting, misquotation, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement, misteaching, monstrousness, nimiety, nonrealism, outrageousness, overdevelopment, overdrawing, overemphasis, overestimation, overgreatness, overgrowth, overindulgence, overkill, overlargeness, overmuch, overmuchness, perversion, prodigality, profuseness, puffing up, radicalism, sensationalism, slanting, stretching, superlative, tall talk, too much, too-muchness, touting, travesty, twisting, unconscionableness, understatement, undueness, unreasonableness, unrestrainedness
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