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Noun: hyperbole  hI'pur-bu-lee
  1. Presentation of something as more extreme than it really is, esp. larger, more important, more impressive, etc.
    - exaggeration

Derived forms: hyperboles

Type of: figure, figure of speech, image, trope

Encyclopedia: Hyperbole