hyperbole

noun
Definition of hyperbole:

extravagant exaggeration


Synonyms of hyperbole:

exaggeration, overstatement, embellishment, magnification, amplification, enlargement, embroidery, metaphor


Opposite/Antonyms of hyperbole:

understatement, belittlement, disparagement, litotes, derogation, minimizing, lessening, detraction


Sentence/Example of hyperbole:

I think writers are prone to hyperbole sometimes.