hyperbolic

MEANING:
adjective:
1. Of or pertaining to hyperbole.
2. Of or pertaining to hyperbola.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Greek hyperbole (excess), from hyperballein (to exceed), from hyper- + ballein (to throw). Earliest documented use: 1646, 1676. (wow – before there were American politicians, media, and policy wonks)

NOTES:

Logic suggests that when you employ hyperbole in your discourse, you are doing what a devil does (to throw), etymologically speaking. 
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