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hyperbolic function
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hyperbolical
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Hyperbolize definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HYPER'BOLIZE, v.i. To speak or write with exaggeration.
HYPER'BOLIZE, v.t. To exaggerate or extenuate.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery" [syn: overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify] [ant: downplay, minimise, minimize, understate]

Merriam Webster's

verb (-lized; -lizing) Date: 1599 intransitive verb to indulge in hyperbole transitive verb to exaggerate to a hyperbolic degree

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hyperbolize Hy*per"bo*lize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hyperbolized; p. pr. & vb. n. Hyperbolizing.] [Cf. F. hyperboliser.] To speak or write with exaggeration. --Bp. Montagu.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hyperbolize Hy*per"bo*lize, v. t. To state or represent hyperbolically. --Fotherby.




 


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