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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hyperbolize.

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Examples

  • The idea that the Mexican state is on the verge of collapse or that narco-violence is relentlessly sweeping north echo the kind of hyperbolized threat of Africanized bees or Sandinista convoys swarming our southern border during the Reagan era.

    Ted Lewis: Bad Assumptions Guide US Policy on Day of Obama Visit to Mexico

  • Sometimes it's better to trust your core beliefs rather than rely on the hyperbolized psychobabble that permeates much of society today.

    David Baldacci talks about 'Last Man Standing'

  • The North is a past master in the game of brinksmanship-for-concessions, an irrational long-term strategy, but one that its economically marginalized and ideologically hyperbolized state and elite seem to depend upon more and more.

    Bernard Rowan: Oh, My Korea

  • Often in popular culture, vulnerability is derided and feminized in boys of all races, and for young black boys, it's especially "clowned," or hyperbolized, for effect.

    Jaden Smith's role in 'The Karate Kid' is a refreshing depiction of a black youth

  • He directed Picon in his adaptation of Tzipke, in which she played a plucky ragamuffin much like Yankele, her signature role (performed, she hyperbolized, "3,000 times").

    Jewish Women in Comedy - Molly Picon

  • Films like Animal House and Old School forever defined and hyperbolized what college is like, but there are other works of art that do the job in their own way.

    The GREATEST College Movies (VIDEO)

  • Yes, people like "The Nonplussed Minnesotan Commuter" may scoff, but our local media is already dubbing this storm the "Snowpocalypse," or "Snowmageddon," or "God's Dandruff," or any number of irritatingly hyperbolized sobriquets, and life here has slowed to a virtual trackstand.

    Blizzard of Odd: Pedaling to the Bitter End

  • The gender inequality, the abuse of patient autonomy, and more, abuses that admittedly also goes on in the public sector is hyperbolized in the V.A. system.

    Single Payer VS. Public Option: Lessons learned from the V.A. system

  • He directed Picon in his adaptation of Tzipke, in which she played a plucky ragamuffin much like Yankele, her signature role (performed, she hyperbolized, “3,000 times”).

    Molly Picon.

  • Each tale is well written with real characters somewhat hyperbolized to portray aspects of a city that James Frey satirically describes as craving to become the twenty-first century number one international metropolis in spite of NFL meaning not for Los Angeles.

    Bright Shiny Morning-James Frey « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

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