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i know what hyperbole mean that be overexaggeration, but what be Hyperbole litotes?

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    Litotes are the opposite of hyperbole. They are understatements. Example: My teacher wasn't exactly pleased with my answer.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litotes

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    Thanks very much ms. sue :)

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