Pronunciation: (hī"pur-bol'ik), [key]
1. having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
2. using hyperbole; exaggerating.
a. of or pertaining to a hyperbola.
b. derived from a hyperbola, as a hyperbolic function. Also,hy"per•bol'i•cal.
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