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  • noun Plural form of hyperbole.

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Examples

  • After that, we spoke constantly in hyperboles of all that inspired us: stark images by Corinne Day and David Sims culled from underground British magazines; a new Austrian designer bursting onto the scene named Helmut Lang and the relaxed but tough sensibilities of Ann Demeulemeester or Jean Colonna; or just the perfect heel on the perfect shoe.

    Joe Zee: Reality Bites

  • After that, we spoke constantly in hyperboles of all that inspired us: stark images by Corinne Day and David Sims culled from underground British magazines; a new Austrian designer bursting onto the scene named Helmut Lang and the relaxed but tough sensibilities of Ann Demeulemeester or Jean Colonna; or just the perfect heel on the perfect shoe.

    Joe Zee: Reality Bites

  • After that, we spoke constantly in hyperboles of all that inspired us: stark images by Corinne Day and David Sims culled from underground British magazines; a new Austrian designer bursting onto the scene named Helmut Lang and the relaxed but tough sensibilities of Ann Demeulemeester or Jean Colonna; or just the perfect heel on the perfect shoe.

    Joe Zee: Reality Bites

  • At the same time, the courtly and chivalrous mode gets the better of the central drama in his _Enid_, in so far as he allows himself to be distracted unduly from the pair of lovers by various "hyperboles" of the Romantic School; there are a number of unnecessary jousts and encounters, and a mysterious exploit of Erec in

    Epic and Romance Essays on Medieval Literature

  • It has nothing like the vision of Thomas of Erceldoune; the waters about the magic island are tame and shallow; the castle beyond the Bridge of Dread is loaded with the common, cheap, pedantic "hyperboles," like those of the _Pèlerinage_ or of Benoit's _Troy_.

    Epic and Romance Essays on Medieval Literature

  • It seems every CEO has their quirks, however: check out Steve Jobs' over-the-top, amazing, unbelievable, awesome use of hyperboles here.

    Eric Schmidt Was Literally Google's Most Literal CEO--Literally

  • It seems every CEO has their quirks, however: check out Steve Jobs' over-the-top, amazing, unbelievable, awesome use of hyperboles here.

    Eric Schmidt Was Literally Google's Most Literal CEO--Literally

  • The media creates false impression by using hyperboles or words like "mock" when the President is merely clarifying a point.

    Obama mocks Newsweek cover, Newsweek hits back

  • It seems every CEO has their quirks, however: check out Steve Jobs' over-the-top, amazing, unbelievable, awesome use of hyperboles here.

    Eric Schmidt Was Literally Google's Most Literal CEO--Literally

  • It seems every CEO has their quirks, however: check out Steve Jobs' over-the-top, amazing, unbelievable, awesome use of hyperboles here.

    Eric Schmidt Was Literally Google's Most Literal CEO--Literally

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