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Hyperbole

HYPERBOLE (from Gr. wrep/SaXXeiv, to throw beyond), a figure of rhetoric whereby the speaker expresses more than the truth, in order to produce a vivid impression; hence, an exaggeration.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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