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wat is a hyperbole

Hyperbole is exaggeration or overstatement.

Example:
I have told you a million times.
They are so tiny you could put a million on the head of a pin.

http://volweb.utk.edu/school/bedford/harrisms/hyperbole.htm

http://www.answers.com/topic/hyperbole

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