hyperbolism


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hy·per·bo·lism

 (hī-pûr′bə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The use of hyperbole.
2. An instance of hyperbole.
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hyperbolism

1. the use of hyperbole, or exaggeration.
2. a hyperbolic or exaggerated statement. — hyperbolist, n.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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hyperbolism

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