vacabulary 24,25

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rebus

a reppresentation of a word by pictures

cliche

a common place expression

palindrome

a wprd or number reading the same backward and forward

onomatopoeia

a word that sounds like what it refers to

malapropism

a humorous misuse of a word

euphemism

the substitution of a mild expresstion for one considered harsh

anagram

a word found by rearranging letters

acronym

a word found frm initial letters

homonym

one of two or morewords that have the same sound but differ in meaning

pun

a play of words

id

the pleasure-loving part of a person

superego

the moralistic part of a person

suppress

to repress

subliminal

understandable by the subconcious

voyeurism

the act of watching others

obsession

an idea that excessively occupies the mind

compulsive

uncontrollable

claustrophobic

suffering from a fear of small places

hysteria

nervous outburst

ego

self-esteem

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