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.
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.