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HYPERBOLE (from Gr. i'irep/3aX tew, t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 199 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HYPERBOLE (from Gr. i'irep/3aX tew, to throw beyond), a figure of rhetoric whereby the speaker expresses more than the truth, in order to produce a vivid impression; hence, an exaggeration.
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HYPERBOREANS (`Tirep(3bpeot, `Taepf3bpeiot)

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