Definition of Hyperbolize

1. Verb. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth. "Tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"




Definition of Hyperbolize

1. v. i. To speak or write with exaggeration.

2. v. t. To state or represent hyperbolically.

Definition of Hyperbolize

1. Verb. (intransitive now rare) To exaggerate, use hyperbole. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive now rare) To represent or talk about with hyperbole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyperbolize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperbolize

hyperbolic polynomial
hyperbolic sine
hyperbolic space
hyperbolic spaces
hyperbolic tangent
hyperbolical
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hyperbolicity
hyperbolick
hyperboliform
hyperbolike
hyperbolism
hyperbolisms
hyperbolist
hyperbolists
hyperbolize (current term)
hyperbolized
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hyperboloid
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hyperboulia
hyperbrachycephaly
hyperbranched
hypercaffeinated

Literary usage of Hyperbolize

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To hyperbolize, (hi-per'-bo-lize) vn To speak or write with exaggeration or extenuation. HYPERBOREAN, (hi-per-bo'-re-an) n. ». Northern. To hyperbolize ..."

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