Meaning of hyperbole?

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Largely synonymous with exaggeration and overstatement, hyperbole (pronounced /haɪˈpɝbəli/ or "hy-PER-buh-lee") is a figure of speech in which statements are exaggerated. It may be used due to strong feelings or is used to create a strong impression and is not meant to be taken literally. It gives greater emphasis. It is often used in poetry and is a literary device. As well as a referendum

Examples:
"He has a brain the size of a pinhead."
"I could eat a horse."
"I told you a billion times not to exaggerate."
"I've heard that a billion and one times."
"She is one hundred feet tall."
it's an exaggeration, something you don't take literally
hyperbole is a figure of speech in which statements are exaggerated it may be used to create a strong feeling or is used to create a strong impression and is not meant to be taken literally it gives greater emphasis it is often used in poetry
and in a literacy device eg"he has a brain the size of a pin head" Hope i have helped Tara aka sexy
hypebole means an exaggeration
a deliberate exaggeration or overstatement
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Ps.119:20: "My soul is crushed with longing. Luke 14:26: " If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. " An exaggeration or overstatement not to be taken literally but used to express another meaning.
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Exaggeration used for emphasis. Hyperbole can be used to heighten effect, to catalyze recognition, or to create a humorous perception. Example:
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An intentional exaggeration for emphasis or comic effect.
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"Hyperbole is exaggeration or overstatement. Example: I'm so hungry I could eat a horse. He's as big as a house" (Nellen, Literary Terms).
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(GK 'overcasting') A figure of speech which contains an exaggeration for emphasis. A figure of speech which uses exaggeration. Hyperbole was very common in Tudor and Jacobean drama, and in heroic drama. It is an essential part of burlesque.
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An exageration meant to emphasize a quality of or imbue some poetic meaning upon the object. This online dictionary speaks volumes. Her eyes were nebulous.
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A boldly exaggerated statement that adds emphasis without in-tending to be literally true, as in the statement "He ate everything in the house." Hyperbole (also called overstatement) may be used for serious, comic, or ironic effect. See also figures of speech.
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hipérbole (overstatement or exaggeration -- Quevedo's nose poem quoted above under anaphora);
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an exaggeration in figurative language
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An excessive overstatement or exaggeration of fact. “I’ve told you that a million times already” is a hyperbolic statement.
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Greek Root: flung too far)
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Exaggeration to create a special effect, as in "I can think of a million reasons for refusing your request." or "I will love you until the end of time."
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"Figurative language that greatly overstates or exaggerates facts, whether in earnest or for comic effect" (Littauer, Dictionary of Literary Terms).
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is a figure of speech in which conscious exaggeration is used to heighten effect or to produce comic effect.
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A large exageration, usually used with humor. Example: The fish was a football field and a granny long.
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an intentionally exaggerated figure of speech, as I have told you a million times.
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overstatement
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Hyperbole, the opposite of understatement, is a type of figurative language that uses deliberate exaggeration for the sake of emphasis or comic effect (eg, "hungry enough to eat 20 chocolate éclairs").
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A figure of speech in which deliberate exaggeration is used for emphasis. Many everyday expressions are examples of hyperbole: tons of money, waiting for ages, a flood of tears, etc. Hyperbole is the opposite of litotes.
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a figure of speech involving great exaggeration. The effect may be satiric, sentimental, or comic. American folklore abounds with hyperbole, such as the story about the man who was so stingy that he stood on one foot at a time to avoid wearing out his shoes.
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a figure of speech that makes use of exaggeration for emphasis or dramatic effect. A deliberate overstatement is made. Example: If your right eye offends you, take it out and throw it away (MT 5.29).
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the deliberate exaggeration in order to emphasize a fact or a feeling.
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exaggeration or overstatement -- in meaning, language, or style
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Exaggeration used for striking effect, like "as soft as the wind."
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extravagant exaggeration
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A hyperbole, largely synonymous with exaggeration and overstatement, is a figure of speech in which statements are exaggerated or extravagant. It may be used due to strong feelings or is used to create a strong impression and is not meant to be taken literally. It gives greater emphasis. It is often used in poetry and is a literary device.
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If you listen to little kids describing things, actions and animals you'll hear lots of hyperbole. "It was the bestest...in the whole world" "It was biger than an elephant" "My daddy is the most smartest in the whole wide world"...

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