hyperbole

[ hahy-pur-buh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF hyperbole

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HYPERBOLE

We have here an example of this adventurer's style of exaggeration and hyperbole.

Hyperbole means by definition that which is untrue and incredible.

I understand now the Western hyperbole of “hitting the high places.”

The figure of a quiet slumber is no hyperbole, but a sober verity.

The hyperbole is their principal forte, but what is lying but imagination?

It is no hyperbole that is involved in the saying, 'The pure in heart see God.'

It became the fashion to write and talk in the language of hyperbole.

In either case there may be an indefinite degree of hyperbole.

There may be hyperbole in this—but it is only truth in too swelling a garb.

Who does not see, in these sublime precepts, the language of enthusiasm and hyperbole?

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