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Allusion

A reference to a person, place, thing, or literary work.

Euphemism

Word that hide the importance of something

Doublespeak

unclear language

cliche

overused expression

idiom

phrese that means something other than the literally meaning

imagery

Language that create an impression by appealing to the reader's physical senses

simile

comparision between two things, used like or as

metaphor

implied comparison between two things w/o using like or as

personification

attributing human traits to nonhuman beings or inanimate objects

hyperbole

a deliberate and obvious exaggeration

connotative meaning

the feelings and associations that accompany a word

restrictive word meaning

the meaning of a commonly used word that is unique to a particular field or discipline

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