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hyperbole

  
  
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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hyperbole

  
  
amplification, enlargement, exaggeration, magnification, overstatement  

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hyperbolic, hyper, hype, hyper-

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