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synonyms for hyper-bole

  • deceit
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • disinformation
  • distortion
  • evasion
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fiction
  • forgery
  • inaccuracy
  • misrepresentation
  • myth
  • perjury
  • slander
  • tale
  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • detraction
  • fable
  • falseness
  • falsification
  • falsity
  • fib
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • hyperbole
  • invention
  • libel
  • mendacity
  • misstatement
  • obloquy
  • prevarication
  • revilement
  • reviling
  • subterfuge
  • vilification
  • whopper
  • tall story
  • white lie
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antonyms for hyper-bole

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  • nonfiction
  • truth
  • quiet
  • conciseness
          • truth
          • compression
          • decrease
          • lessening
          • shrinkage
          • minimization
          • reduction
          • understatement
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            How to use hyper-bole in a sentence

            It had spread, an ebony patch, equally about the bole of the tree, so that the sun must have been immediately overhead.
            DOPESAX ROHMER
            This delight was at one time somewhat disturbed by his hyper-sensitiveness.
            THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
            The two highest of these keys—the Hyper-lydian and the Hyper-aeolian—appear to have been added in the time of the Empire.
            THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
            Silently he swung from bole to bole for a few minutes, and then disappeared.
            BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
            "Then listen," said Tvita, re-filling his pipe and leaning his broad back against the bole of a cocoa-palm.
            THE BROTHERS-IN-LAW: A TALE OF THE EQUATORIAL ISLANDS; AND THE BRASS GUN OF THE BUCCANEERSLOUIS BECKE
            This report—exploited in five-column head-lines by a hyper-hysterical paper of that period received wide attention.
            MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
            The boat had been hidden from them by the bole of a great tree which rose from the grass at the water's edge.
            THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
            He had stood up, lashed against a slender palm bole, and died on his feet.
            THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
            Take half an ounce each of oil of mastic, myrtle, and quinces; a drachm each of fine bole and troch.
            THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
            I trust that if we can ensure an atmosphere hyper-oxygenated to a certain point, we may be able to retain our senses.
            THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
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