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hyperbole

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Synonyms for hyperbole

noun exaggeration
  • hype
  • metaphor
  • overstatement
  • PR
  • amplification
  • coloring
  • distortion
  • embellishment
  • enlargement
  • magnification
  • big talk
  • embroidering
  • laying it on thick
  • mountain out of molehill
  • tall talk

Antonyms for hyperbole

  • compression
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • understatement
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More words related to hyperbole

embellishment

noun. beautification; decorating

exaggeration

noun. overstatement, embellishment

figure of speech

noun. turn of expression

inveracity

noun. lie

lie

noun. untruth

lies

noun. untruth
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