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{i} mübâlâğa
{i} abartma, mübalağa
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Deliberate exaggeration
Extreme exaggeration or overstatement; especially as a literary or rhetorical device
An instance or example of this technique
A hyperbola
{n} an exaggeration
exaggeration for emphasis or rhetorical or dramatic effect See also: meiosis
Figurative language that uses exaggeration for emphasis, like I'm starving when you haven't eaten in four hours, or I've been waiting forever when that's impossible because you probably were born at some point, and forever was happening a long time before you were born
Extreme form of exageration, usually for dramatic effect
Hyperbole means exaggeration, especially when inappropriate or unfettered
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"What wrong Rose Lee? You look like you've seen a ghost!" (page 155)
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 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
figurative language that deliberately exaggerates for effect, and is not meant to be taken literally
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A non-literal statement or expression, which is purposely farfetched Examples include, "I nearly died laughing" and "I tried a thousand times "
extravagant exaggeration
overstatement characterized by exaggerated language
[Hyperbole] is a Greek word literally meaning to throw beyond, and by extention, to take farther, or to go excessivly In theological terms it is language used in an extravagant or exaggerated way for effect, and not to be taken in the literal sense [back]
Figurative language that exaggerates It is often used in comedy, or to create irony Example: "We saw a gas station every five feet when the tank was full, but when we finally needed gas, there wasn't a station for a thousand miles "
extravagant exaggerations used as a figure of speech (e g , This book weighs a ton!)
/ exaggeration for emphasis or for rhetorical effect *My vegetable love should grow Vaster than empires, and more slow; An hundred years should got to praise Thine eyes and on thine forehead gaze; Two hundred to adore each breast, But thirty thousand to the rest Andrew Marvell, "To His Coy Mistress" (A Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples, Ross Scaife)
{i} exaggeration or overstatement intended for effect
exaggeration beyond reasonable credence An example is the close of John Donne's holy sonnet "Death, thou shalt die!"
the trope of exaggeration or overstatement See tropes for examples
If someone uses hyperbole, they say or write things that make something sound much more impressive than it really is. the hyperbole that portrays him as one of the greatest visionaries in the world. a way of describing something by saying it is much bigger, smaller, worse etc than it actually is = exaggeration (, from hyperballein )
rhetorical exaggeration for effect
Figure of speech using obvious exaggeration for emphasis and effect
Consists of extravagant exaggeration Ex Mile-high
{a} in a hyperbolical manner
in an exaggerated manner
In a hyperbolic manner
In the form of an hyperbola
With exaggeration; in a manner to express more or less than the truth
One who uses hyperboles