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Synonyms for hyperbole
haɪˈpɜr bə li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hyperbole, exaggeration(noun)

    extravagant exaggeration

    Synonyms:
    exaggeration, overstatement, magnification

Wiktionary

  1. hyperbole(noun)

    Synonyms:
    overstatement, exaggeration

    Antonyms:
    understatement, meiosis

  2. hyperbole(noun)

    Extreme exaggeration or overstatement; especially as a literary or rhetorical device.

    Synonyms:
    exaggeration, overstatement

    Antonyms:
    understatement, meiosis

  3. hyperbole(noun)

    Deliberate exaggeration.

    Synonyms:
    overstatement, exaggeration

    Antonyms:
    meiosis, understatement

  4. hyperbole(noun)

    An instance or example of this technique.

    Synonyms:
    overstatement, exaggeration

    Antonyms:
    meiosis, understatement

  5. hyperbole(noun)

    A hyperbola.

    Synonyms:
    overstatement, exaggeration

    Antonyms:
    meiosis, understatement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hyperbole(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Rhet.) exaggeration

How to pronounce hyperbole?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#21414magnification
#38688exaggeration
#49086hyperbole
#99365overstatement

How to use hyperbole in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    John McCain’s impact on America is not over, it is not hyperbole. It is not over. I don’t think it’s even close.

  2. Assistant US Attorney Artie McConnell:

    The complaint makes clear that in the wake of the results of the presidential election, this defendant greatly exceeded what can be considered political hyperbole, he used words like' carnage,'' extermination,'' assassination.' He encouraged people to take' offensive action' in an effort to threaten to kill members of the government including law enforcement agents, even going so far as calling for the bombing of an FBI building and citing the Turner Diaries, which has been the inspiration for numerous acts of terrorism including the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

  3. Lyrissa Lidsky:

    While there is more leeway and more hyperbole online and in social media in general, courts never really accepted that argument that social media is a libel free-zone.

  4. Bruce Bullock:

    Secretary Clinton’s answer is essentially campaign hyperbole, and meant to appease her environmental constituency, in reality, it has little substance to it.

  5. Brady Henderson:

    The calls we’ve seen right now are entirely political hyperbole, the fact that state lawmakers want to change our state’s founding document over one issue is obviously political theater at its finest.


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