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hy·per·bol·ic

 (hī′pər-bŏl′ĭk) also hy·per·bol·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.
2. Mathematics
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.

hy′per·bol′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.hyperbolically - in an exaggerated manner
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