Date registered: Sep 2004
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RE: So who are acting like Nazis?
Has anyone here looked up the dictionary definition of H-y-p-e-r-b-o-l-e? It might be instructive...
\Hy*per"bo*le\, n. [L., fr. Gr?, prop., an
overshooting, excess, fr. Gr. ? to throw over or beyond.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident
exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed, or by which things are represented as much greater or less, better or worse, than they really are; a statement exaggerated fancifully, through excitement, or for effect.