If someone uses hyperbole, they say or write things that make something sound much more impressive than it really is. (TECHNICAL or, FORMAL) n-uncount
...the hyperbole that portrays him as one of the greatest visionaries in the world.
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amplification, enlargement, exaggeration, magnification, overstatement
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