[ hahy-pur-buh-lahyz ]
/ haɪˈpɜr bəˌlaɪz /
verb (used without object), hy·per·bo·lized, hy·per·bo·liz·ing.
to use hyperbole; exaggerate.
verb (used with object), hy·per·bo·lized, hy·per·bo·liz·ing.
to represent or express with hyperbole or exaggeration.
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Also especially British, hy·per·bo·lise.
OTHER WORDS FROM hyperbolizeout·hy·per·bo·lize, verb (used with object), out·hy·per·bo·lized, out·hy·per·bo·liz·ing.
Words nearby hyperbolize
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They either have a tendency to hyperbolize and make life much more glamorous and titillating than it is, or the other way.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for hyperbolize
/ (haɪˈpɜːbəˌlaɪz) /
to express (something) by means of hyperbole
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