Hyperbolically
Hyperbolically Hy`per*bol"ic*al*ly, adv. 1. (Math.) In the form of an hyperbola. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rhet.) With exaggeration; in a manner to express more or less than the truth. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]


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