To wear away by friction
to breathily broil, to whiten
(verb) to break or surpass limit
(noun) a whole or gap
rhythm and language
a rolled up condition
(verb) to flood
intensity, or great warmth
delicate or ornamental work
covered with gold
more complicated than necessary or pompous
opinion opposite the norm
to not stop
to stir up, to forment
harmful but hardly noticed
vocabulary specific to a group
Hindu God, or a crushing force
(noun) pensive sadness
(adj.) felling sadness
a wet waste land
related to smelling
a person who over emphasizes details
trunk, snout, nose
(intransitive verb) to make trivial objections
(noun) a trivial objection
to tear apart
(verb) to strain
(noun) a strainer
to spread over or through
to excite, to cause somebody to tingle
thing of little value
Verb, to make void or to cancel; to pretend like it never happened
Adj, intending or showing kindness.
Tran. Verb, to polish until shiny
Adj, hard hearted.
Noun, Self protectiveness
Verb, to formally surrender to another
Verb, to thicken as a liquid.
Noun, a unit of length equal to six feet
Verb, to comprehend
Noun, thin like, flexible object
Adj, rolled up and secured.
Adj, very thin and boney.
Adj, seeming endless
Adj, having a brilliant or lustrous appearance
Adj, white and scaly.
noun, the quality of being dangerous
Adj, too numerous to count.
adj, calm in nature and appearance
noun, owner of a business
noun, toughness in dealing with things
noun, a shallow place
noun, a group of similar people
adj, tightened or not slackened.
verb, to prevent or to hinder
noun, a crosswise seat or transverse member on a rowboat
verb, to move like a wave.
verb, to roll about
verb, to indulge in something excessively (abstract)
The use of two or more words connected by the same consonant sound at the beginning of the words.
The use of a phrase that is referring to someone or something known to the general public.
The use of anything that has previously existed and would be considered normal for in time period, but would be considered abnormal in present time.
The use of a word or phrase that substitutes a previous word or phrase in a clause, or is stated multiple times in different clauses.
the direct address to the absent as present, the inanimate as living, or to the abstract as personal.
Describes a similarity of vowels between two words or syllables of those words.
A type of verse in poetry without rhyme that maintains rhythm and iambic pentameter.
A repetition of similar or exact consonant sounds used previously inside a word.
Exactly two lines in a verse that rhyme and are of the same length.
The use of commas to separate a name a person or title of an object from the rest of the sentence.
The use of one character contrasting with another in order to illustrate an opposite personality.
The use of carrying over a sentence from one line to the next one following it.
The use of a subtle word or phrase to substitute a word or phrase that would be considered more offensive.
A metaphor that is included in the following sentence after an original metaphor has been stated, and is related to that original metaphor.
The use of representing an event that is to happen in the future with a related word or phrase.
A figure of speech that expresses strong feelings through a word or phrase, but is not to be taken literally.
A type of meter that is measured in five feet which are composed of unstressed syllables followed by stressed syllables.
A figure of speech where the literal meaning of the words used is opposite of the intended meaning, one that the audience knows but the character does not.
A figure of speech that expresses affirmative words by contrasting negative instances.
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that describes one object is used to describe a different one, and is inapplicable in reality.
When a word or phrase not titled its original name but rather something that is closely associated with that word or phrase. It is known to be contrasted with metaphor.
The use of forming words or phrases based on a sound.
A combination of words that contradict one another.
When an inanimate object, thing, or abstraction is represented with human or living characteristics.
A figure of speech which purposefully emphasizes a word that can be interpreted in multiple ways for humorous or rhetorical effect.
The use of a word or phrase to substitute something that is related by either being larger or smaller than the substitute. It is considered to be a subclass of metonymy.
A figure of speech that compares two unlike objects or things by using the words "like" or "as".
A device used in drama where a character talks about or relates his or her thoughts without any other characters involved.
A device used in drama where two or more characters converse by alternating single lines.
A figure of speech where two or more similar phrases are joined together by a common noun or verb.