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hyperbole

Eng    hyperbole

nFS

Antonym(s): litote, méiose, tapinose

Type of: figure de signification, trope

Related term(s): amplification

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Baylon & Fabre 1978: 197; Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 295-297; Dubois etal. 1994: 60 (= auxèse), 235; Ducrot & Todorov 1972: 354; Mounin 1974: 165 (aussi "hyperbolique"); Pottier 1973: 185


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