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hyperbole

noun

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the representation of something in terms that go beyond the facts
  • "enough food to feed a whole army" is a common example of hyperbole

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The first known use of hyperbole was in the 15th century

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“Hyperbole.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hyperbole. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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