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  • v. Present participle of hyperbolize.


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  • Their tendency to be hysterical about things that hadn't even happened -- never did, in fact -- leads me to believe that I do share something with Conservatives -- a disgust with the reactionary "hyperbolizing" talking heads who pass for journalists in this country.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • For years his blustering and hyperbolizing have discouraged me from reading any of the writers he ostensibly champions.

    Narrative Strategies

  • It is "not hyperbolizing to suggest that Congress could do almost anything it wanted," he writes.

    The Constitutional Moment

  • I was just hyperbolizing the article's point about bike routes needing to take women into account and poking fun at a stereotype.

    Cheap and Easy: The Fundamental Problem of Cycling

  • In case your indignation is sincere, I just wanted to reassure you that I'm simply hyperbolizing my disdain for the Y-Foil for literary effect.

    Laissez-Fairing: Rules vs. Aerodynamics

  • Germans have long been famous for lamenting, whining and hyperbolizing over their plight, real or imagined.


  • And Dick Vitale, not to be confused with Dick Button, would have been hyperbolizing his every move, baby. - Quadruple jump can throw you for a loop

  • When I say journalists root for spectacles of blood and death I'm hyperbolizing, but only a bit, and I'm not accusing them of being heartless or inhuman.

    Lance Mannion:

  • What Diaz is hyperbolizing about -- and the alliance's reason for being -- is what he considers an unfair subsidy for companies, such as Inc., that sell products over the Internet. -- Top News

  • It is "not hyperbolizing to suggest that Congress could do almost anything it wanted," Judge Vinson wrote.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion


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