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Hyperbole is a super-exaggerated way of describing something for the sake of emphasis that often borders on the fantastical or ridiculous. But what are some examples of hyperbole?
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Example sentences from the Web for hyperbole
This claim sounds like hyperbole or a sales tactic, but it is absolutely true.
This is a bit of a hyperbole, but as challenging as it was to go from, like, 1000 to zero over the last nine months, it’s going to be 10 times more challenging to go from zero to 1000.The pandemic cramped Rent the Runway’s style—but here’s how the company is fashioning a comeback in 2021|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|December 24, 2020|Fortune
People resent obfuscation and hyperbole now more than ever, and they’re starved for trust.Why transparency is the future of vendor–client collaboration|Zeta|November 24, 2020|Digiday
When I first read it, it felt like such hyperbole, but it gave such a fascinating view of the driving force behind the innovation economy, the founders and teams building disruptive startups.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in finance|Rachel King|September 8, 2020|Fortune
Exaggeration and hyperbole are constant campaign companions, as useful and expected as hammers and saws on a construction site.
Pardon the hyperbole, but there has never been a more aptly titled Good Wife episode than “Hitting the Fan.”In The Good Wife’s Explosive ‘Hitting the Fan,’ That’s Exactly What Happens|Chancellor Agard|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, Buchanan is not engaging in idle hyperbole or in simple wishful thinking.
Film festival reviews are, as is their wont, often prone to hyperbole.The Stars of ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ On the Riveting Lesbian Love Story|Marlow Stern|September 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in a media age of hypercharged hyperbole, there is little room for gray.
The hyperbole of bores it is, to bore Congress for a hundred thousand dollars to go to the Pole!
Though my long exile had well-nigh cost me the trick of it, I made shift to drop into the stately Indian hyperbole.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
There is one on the dowager countess of Pembroke (d. 1621), remarkable for its successful use of a somewhat daring hyperbole.
Hyperbole is an exaggerated form of statement, and is used to magnify or diminish an object.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter
It was so ever-present with him that there was neither paradox nor hyperbole in his words: I am never alone when I am alone.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
British Dictionary definitions for hyperbole
Derived forms of hyperbolehyperbolism, noun
Word Origin for hyperbole
Cultural definitions for hyperbole
An exaggerated, extravagant expression. It is hyperbole to say, “I'd give my whole fortune for a bowl of bean soup.”