Sentence Examples


  • Nay, the allegorical interpretation, which takes the locusts to be hostile invaders, breaks through the laws of all reasonable writing; for the poetical hyperbole which compares the invading swarms to an army (ii.
  • He had a contempt of luxury, he avoided hyperbole and disliked excessive ceremony.
  • As a keynote speaker, his style is challenging, honest and goading; free of business school hyperbole.
  • Even allowing for marketing hyperbole, they must have known that it would give rise to some kind of difficulties.
  • I could have really put the hyperbole into top gear and said that you would not take mental health reform seriously.

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