Mnemonic tip for Hyperbole:

Hyperbole BOLE to ‘hyper bolna’. Hyper means ‘excessive’. So hyperbole means ‘excessive speech’, that is extravagant exaggeration in speech which is basically used for creating emphasis.

Meaning of Hyperbole:

1. A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton.

Pronunciation: hahy-pur-buh-lee

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