Hyperbole

Anthony Fleming

Definition

n. an exaggeration; a figure expressing excess.
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Synonyms

Exaggeration, overstatement.

Antonyms

Lessening, understatement.
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Sentences

The authors use of hyperbole emphasized the extreme nature of the situation.


She loves to use hyperboles such as "I'm up to my knees in homework."

What is Hyperbole?