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Hyperbole in a sentence

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Sentence count:56Posted:2016-11-11Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: exaggerationSimilar words: hypershibbolethtypecarbonharborherbstereotypeboltMeaning: [haɪ'pɜrbəlɪ /-'pɜːb-]  n. extravagant exaggeration. 
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1 He's not usually given to hyperbole.
2 American humor is founded largely on hyperbole.
3 It was not hyperbole to call it the worst storm in twenty years.
4 This astonishing performance produced a gush of hyperbole.
5 This is the metaphor gone beyond hyperbole into simile.
6 Some cynics might dismiss such statements as cosmic hyperbole.
7 Twenty-four hours until kick-off and the hyperbole was drifting out of control.
8 Buried somewhere in all that hyperbole is a good deal of truth.
9 Hyperbole is a way of life in the culinary world, much to its detriment.
10 One might forgive the hyperbole in a politician but it is less easy to take from academic or journalistic critics.
11 Rick said, with a touch of hyperbole,[] that it was the best movie he'd ever seen.
12 Hyperbole, perhaps, but this meeting of two of world football's traditionally strongest sides should none the less prove highly informative.
13 She appropriated slapstick and hyperbole to the delicious purpose of lampooning the fathead who made her life miserable.
14 Already the hyperbole was out of all proportion compared to the evidence.
15 It is only slight hyperbole to say that Roy Disney averted a cultural tragedy.
16 But the hyperbole is fast becoming reality.
17 Instead, recruitment is often an orgy of hyperbole.
18 The phrase is of course a hyperbole.
19 Mr Murdoch was unwise to indulge in adolescent hyperbole.
20 The film is being promoted with all the usual hyperbole.
21 The blurb on the back of the book was full of the usual hyperbole - 'enthralling', 'fascinating' and so on.
22 Sentence 9, on the other hand, can be seen as a sort of ironic hyperbole: Arthur is paranoiac.
23 The unfinished and unpublished memoirs of Farini are replete with such hyperbole.
24 You get upset in the most florid ways, the most extreme hyperbole.
25 This truth is revealed in a style totally lacking in rancor or hyperbole, both of which would often be warranted.
26 The employees are the real test of whether an involvement program is substantive and effective or mere hyperbole and atmospherics.
27 When the Democrats convene in Chicago later this month, they will try to equal or surpass the Republican hyperbole.
28 Rick Perry, the Texas commissioner of agriculture, is a rancher with an aversion to hyperbole.
29 While Brown touted initiatives created in his tenure, some of the speech was laced with hyperbole.
30 That seemed a sober judgment not even verging on hyperbole.
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