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hyperbole

noun /(British ) haiˈpəːbəli; (American) haiˈpəːrbəliː/
a way of describing something to give the impression that it is bigger, better etc than it really is; exaggeration
hipérbole
The release of the film was accompanied by the usual hyperbole.
Translations of “hyperbole”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇張法…
in Russian преувеличение…
in Turkish abartı, olduğundan farklı gösterme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸张法…
in Polish hiperbola, przesadnia…
(Definition of hyperbole from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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