The portrait of Shriver that emerged from these reminiscences was, even by the hyperbolic standards of the form, hagiographic.
First, like many upstarts, SodaStream has taken an in-your-face, hyperbolic approach to marketing.
But this new crop of hyperbolic Clintonistas seems different.
The impact, as one hyperbolic TV reporter live from La Rochelle put it, was "like a bomb."
Sounds interesting, but might be too metaphorical and too hyperbolic for me.
Does not Shakespeare's Cleopatra rave in a manner no less fervid and hyperbolic?
I have omitted to mention the hyperbolic form of government.
Beaumont's figures of rhetoric when not hyperbolic, are picturesquely natural; his poetic tropes are creative, vitalizing.
It is conceivable that a comet might revolve in a hyperbolic orbit.
Yet nothing seems more probable than that her hyperbolic utterances under excitement had not stood for dogmatic opinions.
1640s (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Greek hyperbolikos "extravagant," from hyperbole "extravagance," literally "a throwing beyond" (see hyperbole). Geometric sense is from 1670s. Related: Hyperbolically.