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hyperbole
used in 1776

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Definition
extravagant exaggeration
  • There were insults exchanged that would long fester, bombast and hyperbole in abundance, and moments when eloquence was brought to bear with a dramatic effect remarkable even in the Commons.
    p. 14.0

There are no more uses of "hyperbole" in 1776.

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