GRE Word List


extravagant exaggeration (such as "mile-high ice-cream cones")

The meaning of the word hyperbole is extravagant exaggeration (such as "mile-high ice-cream cones").

Random words

perjurythe voluntary violation of an oath or vow either by swearing to what is untrue or by omission to do what has been promised under oath : false swearing
invertto reverse in position, order, or relationship
fastidiousshowing or demanding excessive delicacy or care
therapeuticof or relating to the treatment of disease or disorders by remedial agents or methods : curative
rankleto cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness
hazardousinvolving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm)
probityadherence to the highest principles and ideals : uprightness
granulateto form or crystallize into grains or granules