Definition of 'hyperbole'
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His assessment was not mere hyperbole. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With hindsight, was such hyperbole a little over the top? Times, Sunday Times (2014)More hyperbole was used when the picture appeared in Life magazine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Labour hyperbole aside, it is not hard to see what the government is trying to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Finally, the tone involves too much hyperbole. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Better law enforcement is the key, but we also need to cut the hyperbole surrounding olive oil. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is no mere hyperbole. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And so I used hyperbole in writing a wittily scathing song back. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The claim that the Vendée is an aquatic Everest is not mere hyperbole. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'hyperbole'
Used Occasionally. hyperbole is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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