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hy·per·bol·ic(hī′pər-bŏl′ĭk) also hy·per·bol·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.
a. Of, relating to, or having the form of a hyperbola.
b. Of or relating to a geometric system in which two or more lines can be drawn through any point in a plane and not intersect a given line in the plane.
c. Of or relating to a hyperbolic function: hyperbolic cosine.
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1. (Mathematics) of or relating to a hyperbola
2. (Rhetoric) rhetoric of or relating to a hyperbole
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hy•per•bol•ic(ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk)
1. of, having the nature of, or using hyperbole.
2. of, pertaining to, or derived from a hyperbola.
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|Adj.||1.||hyperbolic - enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "a hyperbolic style"|
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
|2.||hyperbolic - of or relating to a hyperbola; "hyperbolic functions"|
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adjective exaggerated, overstated, enlarged, magnified, amplified This kind of hyperbolic writing does him no favours.
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hyperbolic[ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk] ADJ → hiperbólico
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hyperbolic[ˌhaɪpərˈbɒlɪk] adj → hyperbolique
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