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hyperbolize

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verb hy·per·bo·lize \hī-ˈpər-bə-ˌlīz\

Definition of hyperbolize

hy·per·bo·lizedhy·per·bo·liz·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to indulge in hyperbole

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to exaggerate to a hyperbolic degree



Examples of hyperbolize

  1. <even if she did hyperbolize her account of an encounter with a bear, it still must have been pretty scary>



1599

First Known Use of hyperbolize

1599


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