Definitions for "Hyperbole"
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed, or by which things are represented as much greater or less, better or worse, than they really are; a statement exaggerated fancifully, through excitement, or for effect.
a deliberate exaggeration for dramatic effect and not intended to be taken literally eg. "...the endless cry of death and pain." from GALLIPOLI by Mary Gilmore
a trope; deliberate exaggeration.
A semantic change in which a word with a comparable "stronger" meaning weakens in meaning, often from overuse. For example, the word awesome is the relatively stronger of the pair good and awesome. The colloquial use of awesome, however, in recent years has weakened to be almost synonymous with good, rather that retaining its former meaning of ‘overwehlming.'
First, go to the Web for a definition. See green book for a good example. (503-505)
A flexible, programmable information management and viewing system built on top of GNU Emacs. It utilizes a button- action model and supports hypertextual linkages. Hyperbole is all things to all people.
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