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

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


  2. Thanks very much ms. sue :)

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