abandon, abstractionism, aggrandizement, amplification, ballyhoo, big talk, blowing up, boundlessness, burlesque, caricature, coloring, deformation, dilatation, dilation, distortion, egregiousness, embellishment, enhancement, enlargement, enormousness, exaggerating, exaggeration, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, expansion, expressionism, extravagance, extravagancy, extreme, extremes, extremism, extremity, fabulousness, false coloring, falsification, garbling, giantism, gigantism, gluttony, grandiloquence, heightening, huckstering, hyperbolism, hypertrophy, immoderacy, immoderateness, immoderation, inaccuracy, incontinence, inflation, injustice, inordinacy, inordinance, inordinateness, intemperance, intemperateness, litotes, magnification, miscoloring, misdrawing, mispainting, misquotation, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement, misteaching, monstrousness, nimiety, nonrealism, outrageousness, overdevelopment, overdrawing, overemphasis, overestimation, overgreatness, overgrowth, overindulgence, overkill, overlargeness, overmuch, overmuchness, overstatement, perversion, prodigality, profuseness, puffery, puffing up, radicalism, sensationalism, slanting, stretching, superlative, tall talk, too much, too-muchness, touting, travesty, twisting, unconscionableness, understatement, undueness, unreasonableness, unrestrainedness
metaphor, figure of speech, facon de parler, way of speaking, colloquialism, phrase, figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis, metonymy, synecdoche, autonomasia, irony, figurativeness, image, imagery, metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile, personification, prosopopoeia, allegory, apologue, parable, fable, allusion, adumbration, application, exaggeration, hyperbole
, association, association of ideas (analogy), metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical, typical, tralatitious, parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical, ironical, colloquial, tropical, so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself, as it were, mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.
exaggeration, expansion, hyperbole
, stretch, strain, coloring, high coloring, caricature, caricatura, extravagance, Baron Munchausen, men in buckram, yarn, fringe, embroidery, traveler's tale, fish story, gooseberry, storm in a teacup, much ado about nothing, puff, puffery, rant, figure of speech, facon de parler, stretch of fancy, stretch of the imagination, flight of fancy, false coloring, aggravation, exaggerated, overwrought, bombastic, hyperbolical, on stilts, fabulous, extravagant, preposterous, egregious, outre, highflying, hyperbolically, excitabat enim fluctus in simpulo.